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Fractions and Decimals Worksheets - Page 4

Fractions and Decimals Worksheets
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 31.  
Order the fractions 1 5, 1 3, and 1 6 from the least to the greatest.
a.
1 3 < 1 5 < 16
b.
1 6 > 1 5 > 13
c.
1 5 < 1 6 < 13
d.
1 6 < 1 5 < 13


Solution:

The LCD of the fractions is 30.

1 / 5 = 6 / 30 , 1 / 3 = 10 / 30 , 1 / 6 = 5 / 30
[Write the equivalent fractions of the fractions using the LCD as denominator.]

5 / 30 < 6 / 30 < 10 / 30
[Compare the numerators to arrange the fractions in the increasing order.]

1 / 6 < 1 / 5 < 1 / 3


Correct answer : (4)
 32.  
Estimate the total cost of 3 skirts marked $9.40, $6.65 and $12.95. Round to the nearest dollar.
a.
$25
b.
$29
c.
$19
d.
$28


Answer: (b)


Correct answer : (2)
 33.  
A toy costs $18.75. Rosy has only $10.12 with her. Estimate the balance amount she needs to buy the toy.
a.
$9
b.
$12
c.
$8
d.
$14


Answer: (a)


Correct answer : (1)
 34.  
Jake bought a meal for $53.25, beverages for $10.25 and pastries for $35.50. If he had $150 with him, how much did he spend in all?
a.
$99
b.
$249
c.
$51
d.
$150


Answer: (a)


Correct answer : (1)
 35.  
Christy has two part time jobs. He works 19 hours per week at the pizza corner where he earns $4.95 per hour. He also works as a tutor for 11 hours per week earning $6.15 per hour. Which of the following is the best estimate of his earnings per month?
a.
$640
b.
$160
c.
$560
d.
$900


Answer: (a)


Correct answer : (1)
 36.  
Arthur drives his car from Chicago to Detroit and then to Cleveland. He reached Cleveland in 51 12 hours. If he took 10 3 hours to travel from Chicago to Detroit, then how much time did he take to travel from Detroit to Cleveland?
a.
11 12 hour
b.
91 12 hour
c.
41 9 hour
d.
10 12 hour


Answer: (a)


Correct answer : (1)
 37.  
11 5 cups of cake recipe requires 13 6 cups of cocoa and the rest flour. How much flour is required in the recipe?
a.
1 30 cups
b.
1 66 cups
c.
1 11 cups
d.
None of the above


Answer: (a)


Correct answer : (1)
 38.  
Convert 5 10 into decimal.
a.
50.0
b.
0.05
c.
0.005
d.
0.5


Solution:



So, the decimal for 5 / 10 is 0.5.


Correct answer : (4)
 39.  
Doris ate three-fourth of an apple. Which of these decimals equal 3 4?
a.
0.25
b.
0.34
c.
0.75
d.
3.4


Answer: (c)


Correct answer : (3)
 40.  
Cost of each toy is $3.75. Nathan bought 100 toys. How much did he spend on toys?
a.
$3,750
b.
$37.50
c.
$375
d.
$37,500


Answer: (c)


Correct answer : (3)

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