# Stars Quiz - Week 3

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What are fractions, word problems and finding fractions of simple sets.

• 1.

### The word 'third' means a whole divided into how many equal parts?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

• E.

5

C. 3
Explanation
The word 'third' refers to dividing a whole into three equal parts.

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• 2.

### If I had half of 10, how many would I have?

• A.

2

• B.

3

• C.

4

• D.

5

• E.

6

D. 5
Explanation
If you had half of 10, it means you would have 5. This is because half of 10 is 5.

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• 3.

### What would a third of 9 apples equal?

• A.

2 apples

• B.

5 apples

• C.

4 apples

• D.

6 apples

• E.

3 apples

E. 3 apples
Explanation
A third of 9 apples would equal 3 apples because when you divide 9 by 3, you get 3 as the result. Each apple represents one-third of the total, so if you have 9 apples and divide them equally into three groups, each group will have 3 apples. Therefore, the correct answer is 3 apples.

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• 4.

### How many wheels would my quad bike have flat if a quarter of them have a puncture?

• A.

2

• B.

3

• C.

4

• D.

1

• E.

0

D. 1
Explanation
If a quarter of the wheels on the quad bike have a puncture, it means that only one wheel is flat. Therefore, the correct answer is 1.

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• 5.

### If I had two thirds of a box of smarties, and a box had 30 smarties in it, how many would I have left?

• A.

2

• B.

5

• C.

15

• D.

20

• E.

30

D. 20
Explanation
If you had two thirds of a box of smarties, it means you have 2/3 * 30 = 20 smarties. Therefore, you would have 20 smarties left.

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