Word Problems: Operations with Fractions

The table shows how many hours Brian spent studying each subject during this week. Use the table to answer each question. Write your answers in simplest form.

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(Unit: hour)

  1. How many minutes did Brian study the Bible on Monday?
  2. How many minutes did he study history on Wednesday?
  3. On Tuesday, which subject did he spend the most time on?
  4. On Friday, which subject did he spend the least time on?
  5. How many hours in total did he study on Friday?
  6. How many more hour(s) did he study on Monday than on Friday?
  7. How many hours in total did he spend on the Bible during the week?
  8. How many hour(s) on average did he spend on the Bible each day?
  9. On which subject did he spend the most time in total?
  10. Brian had set a goal of spending a total of 4 hours on the Bible for the week. By how many hour(s) did he exceed his goal?
  11. On Friday he solved 9 word problems during his math study session. How many minutes on average did he spend on each problem?
  12. Next week Brian plans to study math for 5/6 of the time he spent on math this week. How many hour(s) will he spend in total?
  13. On Thursday, Brian started studying at 9 am. He took three quarter-hour breaks during his study. What time did he finish?