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Singapore 5th Grade Math Worksheet: 5 Whole Numbers and Fractions Name:_____________________________

Problem 1 Aiyana was riding in the plains one day when she was waylaid by some uncouth bandits. She killed 1/3 of them with her bow and arrows. She hacked apart 2/9 of them with her ax. She blasted the heads off 1/2 of the remaining bandits with her shotgun. If she killed 42 bandits with her shotgun, how many bandits did she kill altogether?

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Problem 2 I had a party in my house last night. 1/4 of the party animals were chimpanzees. 3/16 of the party animals were baboons. The remaining 2/5 of the party animals were blue whales. If 720 blue whales attended my wild party, how many party animals were in my house altogether?

Problem 3 Last Sunday, Barry the Barbarian spotted some dinosaurs sneaking up to attack his village. He immediately alerted everyone with his war drums. 1/5 of the dinosaurs were Pterodactyls. 4/15 of the dinosaurs were Diplodocuses. 3/7 of the remaining dinosaurs were Dimetrodons. If he spotted 1008 Dimetrodons, how many dinosaurs were attacking his village?

Problem 4 I was lazily picking my nose on a rainy day last month when suddenly an emerald dropped out of my left nostril. I was stunned for a moment but a short while later I began picking my nose in earnest. When I had finished an hour later, I had a huge pile of sparkling jewels in front of me. 1/6 of them were emeralds. 7/24 of them were rubies. 2/3 of the remaining jewels were diamonds. If there were 624 diamonds, how many jewels did I amass altogether?

Problem 5 I was walking in a park yesterday when suddenly I heard lovely music coming from the ground. I gasped when I looked down because I saw 442 ants and beetles having a concert. 3/4 of the number of ants was equal to 1/3 of the number of beetles. How many ants did I see?

Problem 6 My brother is an undertaker. He has altogether 1564 golden coffins and silver coffins in his basement waiting patiently for their unfortunate occupants. 3/5 of the number of golden coffins is equal to 1/4 of the number of silver coffins. How many silver coffins does he have?

Problem 7 Joshua was playing in his backyard yesterday. Suddenly, a small airplane crashlanded right at his feet. Before it burst into flames, 3503 tiny men and women scrambled out squeaking in alarm. 4/7 of the number of men was equal to 1/6 of the number of women. How many more women than men did Joshua see?

Problem 8 My Singapore math teacher was a monster. He had altogether 270 eerie eyes on his body. Some of them were bloodshot and the rest were milky white. But they all stared at you in a menacing way. 2/5 of the number of bloodshot eyes was equal to 1/5 of the number of milky white eyes. Unluckily for my math teacher, a monster hunter killed him last week, gouged out his eyes and sold them to a witch. If he sold each bloodshot eye for \$3 and each milky white eye for \$5, how much money did he make?

Problem 9 Simon was sick and tired of being beaten up by Bully Billy. He went to a shop and bought a laser gun for \$78. He then spent 1/5 of his remaining money on Karate lessons. He still had 1/2 of his money left. How much money did he have in the beginning?

Problem 10 Tina needed a Halloween costume. She went to a shop and bought a fairy costume for \$312. She then went to an ice cream stall and bought an ice cream with 1/7 of her remaining money. She still had 2/5 of her money left which she gave her brother. How much money did she have in the beginning?

Problem 11 I had some money in my wallet. I paid \$3306 to my butler. I then drove to the mall and bought myself an expensive pen with 1/9 of my remaining money. I had 2/7 of my money left. How much money did I have in the beginning?

Problem 12 My doddering old grandma knocked out my teeth when I wrestled with her last Wednesday. I visited the dentist in tears and bought dentures for \$684. To console myself after that, I went to the mall and spent 1/7 of my money on arcade games. I still had 3/8 of my money left which I used to buy a strong set of boxing gloves. How much money did I have in the beginning?

Problem 13 The cannibals in Gtzxla Village were preparing for a party. So Gombo, the chief cook, went to the market to buy some humans to barbecue. The butcher at the market told him that a Chinese cost \$59 less than a Mexican. An Indian cost \$68 more than a Mexican. Gombo bought 5 of each and paid the butcher \$1560. What was the cost of a Mexican?

Problem 14 7 brothers went to the mall to buy some clothes. A satin shirt cost \$41 less than a pair of jeans. A silk tie cost \$35 more than a pair of jeans. The brothers all bought a satin shirt, a pair of jeans and a silk tie. They spent a total of \$1323 for the clothes. What was the total cost of a silk tie and a silk shirt?

Problem 15 My uncle had a ranch that was plagued by robbers. He finally decided to buy some vicious dogs to protect his ranch. He went to a dog breeder. The dog breeder told him that a Pug cost \$85 more than a Mastiff and \$61 less than a Doberman. He paid \$4032 for 8 of each. How much did a Mastiff and a Doberman cost in total?

Problem 16 Witch Wanda went to Magician Morlon's magic shop. She was told that a cat cost \$113 more than a toad and \$24 less than a newt. She bought 9 of each for \$3762. How much did she spend on the cats?

Problem 17 I bought 20 boxes of cute tiny flying horses from a gypsy at \$27 per box. I gave 90 horses to my little sister and sold the rest at 90 cents each. I made a paltry profit of \$9. How many horses were in each box?

Problem 18 David bought 30 boxes of marbles at \$51 per box. He gave away 800 marbles to his friends because he was a generous boy. He wanted to make some money so he sold the rest of the marbles at 70 cents each. He made a nice profit of \$2110. How many marbles had been in each box?