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Simple Fraction Worksheets

Simple Fraction Worksheets
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 1.  
What decimal does the shaded region represent?


a.
two-sixths
b.
one-fourth
c.
half
d.
two-fifths


Solution:

The figure is divided into five equal parts.

The decimal represented by each part is one-fifth of the whole.

So, the decimal represented by the shaded portion is two-fifths.
[Because, 2 out of 5 parts of the figure is shaded.]


Correct answer : (4)
 2.  
Katie cut an apple into 3 equal parts and ate 2 of them. What fraction of the apple did she eat?
a.
1 5
b.
3 6
c.
3 5
d.
2 3


Solution:

Number of parts the apple was cut into = 3.

Number of parts Katie ate = 2.

Fraction of apple Katie ate = Number of parts she ateTotal number of parts
= 2 / 3

Katie ate 2 / 3 part of the whole apple.


Correct answer : (4)
 3.  
In a van there are 4 seats. 2 seats are occupied. Find the fraction of the seats that are occupied.
a.
1 3
b.
2 4
c.
1 8
d.
3 4


Solution:

Number of seats in a van = 4

Number of seats occupied = 2

Fraction of seats occupied = 2 / 4
[Number of seats occupied ÷ total number of seats.]

2 / 4 is the fraction of seats occupied.


Correct answer : (2)
 4.  
What fraction of the total number of letters in the word "FRACTION" are there before the letter 'A'?
a.
1 8
b.
3 8
c.
4 8
d.
2 8


Solution:

The number of letters before A in the word FRACTION = 2.

The total number of letters in FRACTION = 8.

The fraction of letters before A in the word 'FRACTION' = 2 / 8.


Correct answer : (4)
 5.  
What is the fraction of cherries among all fruits?


a.
5 9
b.
4 9
c.
4 10
d.
3 9


Solution:

The total number of fruits = 9.

The number of cherries = 4.

The fraction of cherries in the fruits = 4 / 9.


Correct answer : (2)
 6.  
What fraction of the food items are the cherries?


a.
3 10
b.
10 3
c.
7 10
d.
3


Solution:

There are 10 food items in all, of which 3 are cherries.

So the fraction of cherries is 3 / 10.


Correct answer : (1)
 7.  
Choose the figure where 4 5 of the circles are shaded.

a.
Figure 1
b.
Figure 3
c.
Figure 2
d.
Figure 4


Solution:

In the Figure 3, four circles out of five are shaded.

So, Figure 3 represents 4 / 5.


Correct answer : (2)
 8.  
What fraction of the set is shaded?

a.
3 8
b.
8 5
c.
13 8
d.
5 8


Solution:

There are 8 flowers in the set. Among them, 5 are shaded.

5 / 8 of the flowers are shaded.


Correct answer : (4)
 9.  
What fraction of the circle is shaded?


a.
2 4
b.
1 4
c.
4 2
d.
1 3


Solution:

One out of four parts of the circle is shaded.

So, 1 / 4 of the circle is shaded.


Correct answer : (2)
 10.  
Nine students were selected for the scholarships. Five of them were girls. What fraction of the students selected for the scholarships are girls?
a.
5 6
b.
5 7
c.
5 9
d.
7 9


Solution:

Five out of nine students were girls. So, the fraction of girls in the group is 5 / 9.


Correct answer : (3)

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