# Spectrum Math Grade 4 Chapter 6 Lesson 16 Answer Key Problem Solving

This handy Spectrum Math Grade 4 Answer Key Chapter 6 Lesson 6.16 Problem SolvingĀ provides detailed answers for the workbook questions.

## Spectrum Math Grade 4 Chapter 6 Lesson 6.16 Problem Solving Answers Key

Question 1.
One serving of pancakes calls for $$\frac{1}{3}$$ cup of milk. How many cups of milk are needed for 4 servings of pancakes?
_____________ cups of milk are needed for four servings of pancakes.
1$$\frac{1}{3}$$ cups of milk.

Explanation:
One serving of pancakes calls for $$\frac{1}{3}$$ cup of milk.
Total cups of milk are needed for 4 servings of pancakes,
4 x $$\frac{1}{3}$$ = $$\frac{4}{3}$$
Reduce to the simplest form.
1$$\frac{1}{3}$$ cups of milk.

Question 2.
If Carlos works $$\frac{5}{12}$$ of a day every day, how much will Carlos have worked after 5 days?
Carlos will have worked _____________ days.
2 $$\frac{1}{12}$$ days.

Explanation:
Carlos works $$\frac{5}{12}$$ of a day every day,
Total work done by Carlos after 5 days,
5 x $$\frac{5}{12}$$ = $$\frac{25}{12}$$
Reduce to the simplest form.
2$$\frac{1}{12}$$

Question 3.
Tony drinks $$\frac{2}{7}$$ of a gallon of orange juice a day. How many gallons of orange juice would he drink in 4 days?
He would drink ____________ gallons of orange juice.
$$\frac{8}{7}$$ gallons of orange juice.

Explanation:
Tony drinks $$\frac{2}{7}$$ of a gallon of orange juice a day.
Number of gallons of orange juice would he drink in 4 days,
4 x $$\frac{2}{7}$$ = $$\frac{8}{7}$$ gallons.

Question 4.
Miranda has 3 kites. Each kite needs $$\frac{2}{3}$$ yard of string. How much string does Miranda need for all 3 kites?
Miranda needs _____________ yards of string.
2 yards.

Explanation:
Miranda has 3 kites.
Each kite needs $$\frac{2}{3}$$ yard of string.
Total string does Miranda need for all 3 kites,
3 x $$\frac{2}{3}$$ = 2 yard of string.

Question 5.
A single serving of gelatin dessert requires $$\frac{3}{8}$$ cup sugar. How much sugar is needed for 6 servings?
____________ cups are needed.
2 $$\frac{1}{4}$$ cups.

Explanation:
A single serving of gelatin dessert requires $$\frac{3}{8}$$ cup sugar.
Total sugar is needed for 6 servings,
6 x $$\frac{3}{8}$$ = $$\frac{18}{8}$$
Reduce to the simplest form.
$$\frac{9}{4}$$ = 2$$\frac{1}{4}$$ cups.

Question 6.
Every day Sheila runs $$\frac{4}{7}$$ mile. If she runs for 9 days, how far will Sheila have run?
She will have run _____________ miles.
5 $$\frac{1}{7}$$ miles.

Explanation:
Every day Sheila runs $$\frac{4}{7}$$ mile.
If she runs for 9 days,
Number of miles run by Sheila = 9 x $$\frac{4}{7}$$
= $$\frac{36}{7}$$
= $$\frac{1}{7}$$Ā  miles.

Question 7.
Jason put down tile floor in his basement. He placed 10 tiles across the floor. Each tile is $$\frac{5}{8}$$ feet wide. How wide is the area he covered with tiles?
The area covered with tiles is _____________ feet wide.
6 $$\frac{1}{4}$$ feet.
Each tile is $$\frac{5}{8}$$ feet wide.
10 x $$\frac{5}{8}$$ = $$\frac{50}{8}$$
6$$\frac{2}{8}$$ = 6$$\frac{1}{4}$$ feet.