Multiplying Fractions Quiz

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Multiplying Fractions Quiz - Quiz

This quiz evaluates your skill at cross-canceling during fraction multiplication. You must complete this quiz for the results to be sent to your teacher.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Evaluate using cross-canceling.  Give your answer in simplest form.

    • A.

      20/15

    • B.

      15/20

    • C.

      1/3

    • D.

      4/3

    Correct Answer
    D. 4/3
    Explanation
    The 10 in the numerator cross-cancels with the 5 in the denominator since 5 and 10 are both divisible by 5. The 10 becomes a 2 and the 5 becomes a 1.

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  • 2. 

    Evaluate using cross-canceling.  Give your answer in simplest form.

    • A.

      13/207

    • B.

      3/6

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      1/2

    Correct Answer
    D. 1/2
    Explanation
    207 and 207 cross-cancel and both become 1's. 13 and 13 cross-cancel and both become 1's. 3 and 6 cross-cancel. The 3 becomes a 1 and the 6 becomes a 2.

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  • 3. 

    Evaluate.  Give your answer in simplest form.

    • A.

      8/27

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      1/1

    • D.

      2/3

    Correct Answer
    A. 8/27
    Explanation
    Cross-canceling is sometimes not possible. In this problem there is no cross-canceling. You simply multiply all of your top numbers together to get your numerator and all of your bottom numbers together to get your denominator.

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  • 4. 

    This person made a mistake in their calculations.  What is the correct answer?

    • A.

      2/3

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      200/3

    • D.

      20/3

    Correct Answer
    C. 200/3
    Explanation
    You can never cross-cancel two numbers on the same level.

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  • 5. 

    Which fraction would make this equation true?

    • A.

      4/3

    • B.

      8/9

    • C.

      2/3

    • D.

      2/9

    Correct Answer
    B. 8/9
    Explanation
    3/4 * 8/9 = 2/3

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