Those Dreaded Fractions - Pretest

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 168

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This is a pre-quiz for "Those Dreaded Fractions" curriculum web. Students should select the best choice among the given answers. Fractions should always be in simplest form. Calculators are NOT permitted.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT equivalent to the other fractions?
    • A. 

      3/5

    • B. 

      60/100

    • C. 

      4/6

    • D. 

      21/35

    • E. 

      6/10

  • 2. 
    Calculate 3/5 + 2/3
    • A. 

      5/8

    • B. 

      2/5

    • C. 

      19/30

    • D. 

      1

    • E. 

      19/15

  • 3. 
    Find the sum of 4/9 and 3/4
    • A. 

      43/36

    • B. 

      4/7

    • C. 

      1/3

    • D. 

      7/13

    • E. 

      3

  • 4. 
    Without calculating anything, what whole number is 7/8 + 15/16 closest to?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      22

    • E. 

      24

  • 5. 
    Find the product of 7/8 and 4/5
    • A. 

      28/40

    • B. 

      7/10

    • C. 

      35/32

    • D. 

      32/35

    • E. 

      72/40

  • 6. 
    Find the least common multiple (lcm) of 35 and 42.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      210

    • D. 

      1470

    • E. 

      There is none

  • 7. 
    Calculate 9/8 divided by 3/4
    • A. 

      27/32

    • B. 

      2/3

    • C. 

      24/36

    • D. 

      36/24

    • E. 

      3/2

  • 8. 
    Which of the following problems would be solved by finding the product 18 1/2 times 12 1/4?
    • A. 

      Eliza was 18 1/2 inches long at birth. Within a year she had grown 12 1/4 inches. How tall was she at age one?

    • B. 

      Amanda weighed 12 1/4 pounds at age three months. By six months her weight was up to 18 1/2 pounds. How much did she gain in that time?

    • C. 

      Ethan works 18 1/2 hours one week and 12 1/4 hours the next week. How many total hours has he worked in that two-week period?

    • D. 

      Ivan's flower bed measures 18 1/2 feet long. He plans to put flower bulbs every 12 1/4 inches. How many bulbs does he need to purchase?

    • E. 

      Sue wants to carpet her living room. Her room measures 18 1/2 feet long nd 12 1/4 feet wide. How many square feet of carpeting should she order?

  • 9. 
    Which of the following problems would be solved by finding the difference of 18 1/2 and 12 1/4?
    • A. 

      Eliza was 18 1/2 inches long at birth. Within a year she had grown 12 1/4 inches. How tall was she at age one?

    • B. 

      Amanda weighed 12 1/4 pounds at age three months. By six months her weight was up to 18 1/2 pounds. How much did she gain in that time?

    • C. 

      Ethan works 18 1/2 hours one week and 12 1/4 hours the next week. How many total hours has he worked in that two-week period?

    • D. 

      Ivan's flower bed measures 18 1/2 feet long. He plans to put flower bulbs every 12 1/4 inches. How many bulbs does he need to purchase?

    • E. 

      Sue wants to carpet her living room. Her room measures 18 1/2 feet long nd 12 1/4 feet wide. How many square feet of carpeting should she order?

  • 10. 
    Which of the following problems would be solved by finding the quotient of 48 1/2 and 12 1/4?
    • A. 

      Eliza was 48 1/2 inches tall at age 6. Within three years she had grown 12 1/4 inches. How tall was she at age nine?

    • B. 

      Amanda weighed 12 1/4 pounds at age three months. By six years, her weight was up to 48 1/2 pounds. How much did she gain in that time?

    • C. 

      Ethan was scheduled to work 48 1/2 hours one week, but he took off 12 1/4 hours for his sick child. How many total hours did he work that week?

    • D. 

      Ivan's landscape bed measures 48 1/2 feet long. He plans to plant bushes every 12 1/4 feet. How many bushes should he buy?

    • E. 

      Sue wants to sod her side yard, which measures 48 1/2 feet long and 12 1/4 feet wide. How much sod should she order?