Rational Numbers Worksheets

**Page 1**

1.

Bill mowed $\frac{2}{3}$ of the lawn in 1 hour. Find the fraction of the lawn he can mow in $\frac{1}{2}$ hour.

a. | $\frac{3}{5}$ | ||

b. | $\frac{1}{3}$ | ||

c. | $\frac{2}{3}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{1}{6}$ |

Correct answer : (2)

2.

A piece of cardboard is $\frac{4}{5}$ foot long. Michael cut it into strips of cardboard $\frac{3}{\mathrm{15}}$ foot long. Find the number of strips of cardboard he made.

a. | $\frac{7}{\mathrm{20}}$ | ||

b. | 12 | ||

c. | 4 | ||

d. | $\frac{\mathrm{12}}{\mathrm{75}}$ |

Correct answer : (3)

3.

George ran $\frac{1}{3}$ of a certain distance. His friend ran $\frac{1}{8}$ of the remaining distance. What fraction of distance is left over?

a. | $\frac{2}{3}$ | ||

b. | $\frac{\mathrm{24}}{\mathrm{14}}$ | ||

c. | $\frac{\mathrm{14}}{\mathrm{48}}$ | ||

d. | $\frac{\mathrm{14}}{\mathrm{24}}$ |

Correct answer : (4)

4.

Tom has $25 to buy candies. If each candy bar costs $0.50, how many bars can he buy?

a. | 50 | ||

b. | 10 | ||

c. | 25 | ||

d. | 20 |

Correct answer : (1)

5.

A theater sold 285 tickets for $6.50 each on a Sunday night. Find the total amount of money the theater received from the ticket sales that night.

a. | $930 | ||

b. | $1,710.50 | ||

c. | $291.50 | ||

d. | $1,852.50 |

Correct answer : (4)

6.

Find the value of the expression.

32 ÷ 8 + 14 - 7 x 4

a. | -6 | ||

b. | -9 | ||

c. | -10 | ||

d. | -14 |

Correct answer : (3)

7.

Zelma had a curtain cloth of length $2\frac{1}{4}$ m. She used $1\frac{1}{2}$ m of curtain cloth. How much of the curtain cloth is left with Zelma now?

a. | $\frac{2}{3}$ m | ||

b. | $\frac{3}{4}$ m | ||

c. | $\frac{1}{4}$ m | ||

d. | $\frac{1}{2}$ m |

Correct answer : (2)

8.

Matt had $13818.20 with him. He gave $4347.06 to Paul and $9321.09 to Laura. How much does Matt have now?

a. | $4347.06 | ||

b. | $150.05 | ||

c. | $100.05 | ||

d. | $13818.20 |

Correct answer : (2)

9.

At the local downtown an apple costs $2.15 and a pineapple costs $3.75. How much would Clara pay if she buys 5 apples?

a. | 10.75 | ||

b. | 12.30 | ||

c. | 5.90 | ||

d. | 14.50 |

Correct answer : (1)

10.

Rachel has $3\frac{3}{4}$ yards of ribbon, the ribbon is $1\frac{1}{2}$ inch wide. She used $2\frac{2}{3}$ yards of ribbon for a wall-hanging. Find the length of the ribbon left with her.

a. | $\frac{51}{12}$ yards | ||

b. | $\frac{1}{20}$ yard | ||

c. | $\frac{1}{15}$ yard | ||

d. | $\frac{13}{12}$ yards |

Correct answer : (4)