Solve the following word problems:Name: Date:

Question 1: 420 g of butter is added to 1 kg of cake mix. Express the new weight of the cake mix as a fraction of the original amount. Give your answer in simplest form. |

Question 2: A bag of chocolate chips weighs 3.5 kg. 835 g of chocolate chips are poured out of the bag. Express the amount of remaining chocolate chips as a fraction of the original amount. Give your answer in simplest form. |

Question 3: A bowl holds 4 litres of fruit punch. 290 ml of pineapple juice is added to the bowl. Express the new quantity of fruit punch in the bowl as a fraction of the original amount. Give your answer in simplest form. |

Question 4: 15 cm is cut from a 4.5 m long cable. Express the remaining length of cable as a fraction of the original length. Give your answer in simplest form. |

Question 5: A container holds 2.5 litres of water. A cup has a capacity of 335 ml. A cup of water is poured from the container. Express the quantity of water remaining in the container as a fraction of the original amount. Give your answer in simplest form. |

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Question 1: {\Large\frac{71}{50}} |

Question 2: {\Large\frac{533}{700}} |

Question 3: {\Large\frac{429}{400}} |

Question 4: {\Large\frac{29}{30}} |

Question 5: {\Large\frac{433}{500}} |

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