Fatimah and Hairu enjoy Congkak game part 26 (Math Question)


The blog postings are about the Singapore Math. The readers can learn from the postings about Solving Singapore Primary School Mathematics. The blog presents the Math Concept, the Math Questions with solutions that teaches in Singapore Primary Schools. You or the kids can aquire the skills of dealing with the Math Modeling, the Math Problem Solving and the Problem Sum from Lower Primary School to Upper Primary School level after reading the blog postings. This posting is an upper primary school math question on Fraction.

Read the posting on Fatimah and Hairu play Congkak to know about Congkak game.

Read the posting on Sarin learns the concept of Fraction (mathematics concept) to understand Fraction and Portion.

Challenge yourself with the question before look for the given solution‼!

Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ439

In the bag of marbles belong to Fatimah, 2/7 of the marbles are yellow. The rest are pink and green marbles. There are 18 more pink marbles than yellow marbles. The remaining 33 marbles are green. How many more pink marbles than green marbles are there?


            2/7 fraction of the marbles are yellow, 5/7 fraction are red and green marbles

            The fraction model

UPQ439-1            Per the model

            3 units = 33 + 18 = 51

            1 unit = 17

            The number of pink marbles = 2 × 17 + 18 = 52

            The number of pink marbles more than green marbles = 52 – 33 = 19

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