Fractions Greater Or Less Than Trivia Quiz

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Fractions are defined as the number placed on top, which is known as the numerator, whereas the number placed on the bottom is called the denominator. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about common and equivalent fractions. You have to determine the one fraction is greater or less than another. Just go through the questions carefully and answer. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following fractions is greater than 1/2?

    • A.

      1/3

    • B.

      3/5

    • C.

      9/20

    • D.

      1/4

    • E.

      2/6

    Correct Answer
    B. 3/5
    Explanation
    The fraction 3/5 is greater than 1/2 because when comparing fractions, we can cross-multiply. When we cross-multiply 1/2 and 3/5, we get 5/10 and 6/10 respectively. Since 6/10 is greater than 5/10, 3/5 is greater than 1/2.

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  • 2. 

    3 1/2 + 5 1/3 =

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      8 2/5

    • C.

      8 5/6

    • D.

      2/5

    Correct Answer
    C. 8 5/6
  • 3. 

    Which two fractions are equivalent? 

    • A.

      5/2 and 2/5

    • B.

      4/3 and 8/6

    • C.

      1/4 and 2/4

    • D.

      2/3 and 1/3

    Correct Answer
    B. 4/3 and 8/6
    Explanation
    The fractions 4/3 and 8/6 are equivalent because when you simplify 8/6 by dividing both the numerator and the denominator by their greatest common divisor (2), you get 4/3.
    8/6 ÷ 2/2 = 4/3

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  • 4. 

    5/2 ÷ 3/4 =

    • A.

      10/3

    • B.

      10/8

    • C.

      13/4

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    D. 1
    Explanation
    When dividing fractions, we can multiply the first fraction by the reciprocal of the second fraction. In this case, we have (5/2) ÷ (3/4), which is the same as (5/2) * (4/3). Multiplying the numerators (5 * 4) gives us 20, and multiplying the denominators (2 * 3) gives us 6. Therefore, the result is 20/6, which simplifies to 10/3. However, the given answer is 1, which is incorrect.

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  • 5. 

    5 ÷ 1/7 =

    • A.

      5/7

    • B.

      6/7

    • C.

      1/35

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    D. 35
    Explanation
    When dividing a number by a fraction, we can multiply the number by the reciprocal of the fraction to obtain the result. In this case, we divide 5 by 1/7, which is the same as multiplying 5 by 7/1. Multiplying 5 by 7 gives us 35, so the correct answer is 35.

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  • 6. 

    2/5 x 3/7 =

    • A.

      14/15

    • B.

      6/35

    • C.

      35/6

    • D.

      15/14

    Correct Answer
    D. 15/14
    Explanation
    To multiply fractions, we multiply the numerators together and the denominators together. In this case, multiplying 2/5 by 3/7 gives us (2 x 3) / (5 x 7), which simplifies to 6/35. Therefore, the correct answer is 6/35.

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  • 7. 

    To have a + 1 3/4 = 2, a must be equal to 

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      3/4

    • C.

      1/2

    • D.

      1/4

    Correct Answer
    D. 1/4
    Explanation
    In order for the equation "a + 1 3/4 = 2" to be true, the value of "a" must be equal to 1/4.

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  • 8. 

    Write 2 1/3 as a fraction

    • A.

      2/3

    • B.

      7/3

    • C.

      1/3

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    D. 6
    Explanation
    The given question asks to write 2 1/3 as a fraction. To do this, we need to convert the mixed number 2 1/3 into an improper fraction. To convert the whole number 2 into a fraction, we multiply it by the denominator of the fraction, which is 3. This gives us 6/3. Adding the numerator 1 to this fraction, we get 7/3. Therefore, 2 1/3 can be written as the fraction 7/3.

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  • 9. 

    Write 31/8 as a mixed number. 

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      4 7/8

    • C.

      3 1/8

    • D.

      3 7/8

    Correct Answer
    D. 3 7/8
    Explanation
    To convert a fraction to a mixed number, divide the numerator by the denominator. In this case, 31 divided by 8 equals 3 with a remainder of 7. Therefore, the mixed number is 3 7/8.

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  • 10. 

    Write 2/3 of 4 as a mixed number. 

    • A.

      4 2/3

    • B.

      2/3

    • C.

      2 2/3

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    D. 2
    Explanation
    To write 2/3 of 4 as a mixed number, we need to find two-thirds of 4. Two-thirds of 4 is equal to 8/3. A mixed number consists of a whole number and a fraction. Since 8/3 is greater than 2, we can write it as a mixed number. The whole number is 2, and the fraction is 2/3. Therefore, the correct answer is 2 2/3.

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