# Can You Pass Our Fractions Quiz?

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Do you know that the word Fraction is derived from the Latin word fractio meaning 'to break'? A fraction can be a part or any number of equal parts of anything. Check out our online quiz to test how good you are with fractions.

• 1.

### Three fifths =

• A.

3/5

• B.

5/3

• C.

3/15

A. 3/5
Explanation
The correct answer is 3/5 because three fifths is represented as the fraction 3/5.

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• 2.

### Eleven fifteenths =

• A.

15/11

• B.

11/15

• C.

11/50

B. 11/15
Explanation
The fraction "eleven fifteenths" represents a part of a whole where the numerator is 11 and the denominator is 15. Therefore, the correct answer is 11/15.

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• 3.

### 3/4 =

• A.

Three fourth

• B.

Four thirds

A. Three fourth
Explanation
The fraction 3/4 represents three parts out of a total of four equal parts. It can be read as "three fourth" or "three quarters".

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• 4.

### Calculate: 1/5 of 30 =

• A.

15

• B.

6

• C.

5

B. 6
Explanation
To calculate 1/5 of 30, we divide 30 by 5. Dividing 30 by 5 gives us 6. Therefore, 1/5 of 30 is equal to 6.

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• 5.

### Calculate: 4/7 of 49 =

• A.

28

• B.

7

• C.

11

A. 28
Explanation
To calculate 4/7 of 49, we need to multiply 49 by the fraction 4/7. Multiplying 49 by 4 gives us 196, and dividing that by 7 gives us 28. Therefore, the answer is 28.

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• 6.

### Which set of fractions is in an ascending order?

• A.

3/8   ;   4/8    ;    6/8

• B.

6/8  ;   4/8    ;   3/8

A. 3/8   ;   4/8    ;    6/8
Explanation
The set of fractions 3/8, 4/8, and 6/8 is in ascending order because the numerators of the fractions are the same (8) and the denominators increase from 3 to 4 to 6.

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• 7.

### Which set of fractions is in a descending order?

• A.

7/8     ;   7/10     ;    7/13    ;    7/18

• B.

7/18    ;    7/13    ;    7/10     ;    7/8

A. 7/8     ;   7/10     ;    7/13    ;    7/18
Explanation
The fractions are arranged in descending order based on their values. The denominator of each fraction is the same, so the fraction with the largest numerator will have the smallest value. Therefore, the fraction with the numerator 7/8 is the largest, followed by 7/10, then 7/13, and finally 7/18.

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• 8.

### Calculate:   4/8  + 2/8  +   1/8  =

• A.

6/8

• B.

7/8

• C.

8/8

B. 7/8
Explanation
To calculate the sum of fractions, we need to have the same denominator. In this case, all the fractions have a denominator of 8. Adding the numerators, we get 4 + 2 + 1 = 7. Therefore, the sum of the fractions is 7/8.

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• 9.

### Calculate:   8/12 - 4/12 =

• A.

4/12

• B.

12/12

• C.

8/12

A. 4/12
Explanation
The given question asks to calculate the subtraction of 4/12 from 8/12. To subtract fractions, we need to have a common denominator. In this case, both fractions already have the same denominator of 12. So, we can directly subtract the numerators. Subtracting 4 from 8 gives us 4. Therefore, the answer is 4/12.

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• 10.

### Calculate:  (4/10 + 5/10) - 3/10 =

• A.

9/10

• B.

6/10

• C.

12/10

B. 6/10
Explanation
The given expression involves adding fractions with a common denominator and then subtracting another fraction. By adding 4/10 and 5/10, we get 9/10. Then, by subtracting 3/10 from 9/10, we get 6/10 as the final result.

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