# Fractions - Quiz

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### Jean bought 5 oranges. She ate 2 oranges. What fraction of the oranges did she eat?

Explanation
Jean bought 5 oranges and ate 2 of them. To find the fraction of oranges she ate, we need to compare the number of oranges she ate to the total number of oranges she bought. Since she ate 2 out of the 5 oranges she bought, the fraction of oranges she ate is 2/5.

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### John made 4 cupcakes.  He ate 2 of the cupcakes.  What fraction of the cupcakes did he eat?

Explanation
John made 4 cup cakes and ate 2 of them. The fraction of the cup cakes he ate can be determined by dividing the number of cup cakes he ate (2) by the total number of cup cakes he made (4). This can be simplified to 2/4, which is equivalent to 1/2. Therefore, John ate 1/2 or 2/4 of the cup cakes he made.

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### Julie bought 5 fruits.  2 of them were peaches.  What fraction of the fruits were peaches?

Explanation
Julie bought a total of 5 fruits, and out of those, 2 were peaches. To find the fraction of the fruits that were peaches, we divide the number of peaches (2) by the total number of fruits (5). Therefore, the fraction of fruits that were peaches is 2/5.

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### There were 5 ducks in a pond.  3 of them flew away.  What fraction of the ducks flew away?

Explanation
The question states that there were 5 ducks in a pond and 3 of them flew away. To find the fraction of ducks that flew away, we need to compare the number of ducks that flew away (3) to the total number of ducks (5). Therefore, the fraction of ducks that flew away is 3/5.

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### Debra had 2 marbles.  She lost 1 marble.  What fraction of the marbles did she lose?

Explanation
Debra had a total of 2 marbles. She lost 1 marble out of the 2 she had. To find the fraction of marbles she lost, we need to compare the number of marbles lost to the total number of marbles. Since she lost 1 out of 2 marbles, the fraction of marbles she lost is 1/2.

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Explanation
The fraction of the circle that is shaded red is 2/3.

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### What fraction of the rectangle is shaded blue? (www.green-planet-solar-energy.com)

Explanation
The fraction of the rectangle that is shaded blue is 3/5.

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### What fraction of the circle is shaded green? (www.mash.ie)

Explanation
The fraction of the circle that is shaded green is 1/4. This means that one-fourth of the circle is shaded green.

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### What fraction does the red dot represent on this number line?

Explanation
The red dot on the number line represents the fractions 2/4 and 1/2. These fractions are equivalent, meaning they represent the same value. The red dot is placed at the midpoint between 0 and 1 on the number line, indicating that it represents a fraction that is halfway between 0 and 1. Both 2/4 and 1/2 meet this criteria, as they are both equal to 0.5.

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### What fraction does the red dot represent on this number line?

Explanation
The red dot on the number line represents the fraction 3/4. This means that if the number line is divided into four equal parts, the red dot would be located at the third part. In other words, the red dot represents three out of four equal parts on the number line.

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