Practice- Intro To Fractions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which fraction is three-sixths?

    • A.

      6/3

    • B.

      3/6

    • C.

      3/7

    • D.

      3/66

    Correct Answer
    B. 3/6
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3/6 because when we simplify the fraction, we divide both the numerator and denominator by their greatest common divisor, which in this case is 3. So, 3 divided by 3 is 1, and 6 divided by 3 is 2. Therefore, 3/6 simplifies to 1/2.

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  • 2. 

    Which fraction is two-ninths?

    • A.

      2/9

    • B.

      9/2

    • C.

      2/99

    • D.

      2/19

    Correct Answer
    A. 2/9
    Explanation
    The fraction 2/9 represents two parts out of a total of nine equal parts. This means that if a whole is divided into nine equal parts, two of those parts are being referred to. The numerator (2) indicates the number of parts being considered, while the denominator (9) represents the total number of equal parts in the whole.

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  • 3. 

    Which fraction is five-eighths?

    • A.

      5/8

    • B.

      4/8

    • C.

      8/5

    • D.

      5/88

    Correct Answer
    A. 5/8
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5/8 because it represents the fraction where the numerator is 5 and the denominator is 8. This means that there are 5 equal parts out of a total of 8 equal parts.

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  • 4. 

    Which number is the numerator in 6/12?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 6
    Explanation
    The numerator in a fraction represents the number of parts being considered. In the fraction 6/12, the numerator is 6, which means there are 6 parts being considered out of a total of 12 parts.

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  • 5. 

    Which number is the denominator in 14/15?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 15
    Explanation
    The denominator in a fraction represents the total number of equal parts into which the whole is divided. In the fraction 14/15, the number 15 is the denominator. This means that the whole is divided into 15 equal parts, and 14 of those parts are being considered.

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  • 6. 

    Which number is the numerator in 35/40?

    • A.

      35

    • B.

      40

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 35
    Explanation
    The numerator in a fraction represents the number of parts we have out of the total number of parts. In the fraction 35/40, the numerator is 35, which means we have 35 parts out of a total of 40 parts.

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  • 7. 

    Which number is the denominator in 1/2?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      21

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    The denominator in a fraction represents the total number of equal parts that make up the whole. In the fraction 1/2, the number 2 is the denominator, indicating that the whole is divided into 2 equal parts.

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  • 8. 

    What fraction of the picture is shaded red?

    • A.

      5/6

    • B.

      1/6

    • C.

      1/5

    • D.

      5/1

    Correct Answer
    A. 5/6
    Explanation
    The fraction of the picture that is shaded red is 5/6. This means that out of the total picture, 5 parts out of 6 parts are shaded red.

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