Fractions Word Problems

Q1. Marie is entitled to one-sixth of an estate because of one relationship to the deceased and one-thirty-second of the estate because of another relationship to the deceased. What is the total portion of the estate that she will receive?

Q2. Helen has 1/5 of her portfolio in the U.S. stocks, 1/8 of her portion in European stocks and 1/10 of her portfolio in Japanese stocks. The remainder is invested in municipal bonds. What fraction of her portfolio is invested in municipal bonds? What percent is invested in municipal bonds?

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