6th grade fraction word problems answer to example 8

The price of a jacket is $10.00; the price of a T-shirt is $5.00. The price of the jacket is what fraction more than the price of the T-shirt? The price of the T-shirt is what fraction less than the price of the jacket?

Answer to :The price of the jacket is what fraction more than the price of the T-shirt?

the jacket is $5.00 more than the T-shirt and the amount in 1 is the price of the T-shirt:

5/5=100%

the price of the jacket is 100% more than the T-shirt

 

Answer to :The price of the T-shirt is what fraction less than the price of the jacket?

the amount in 1 is the price of the jacket:

5/10=1/2

The price of the T-shirt is 1/2 less than the price of the jacket