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Fractions, decimals and percents

Part A: Multiple Choice - Circle the letter of the correct answer. (20 marks)

1. Estimate which answer is less than 1.

1 1                           2                 5 1                5   1
a)                   b)   2               c)                  d) 1 
3 2                           4                 6 3                6   2

2. Which quiz mark would be the same as 80%?

2                         3                     3                4
a)                    b)                    c)                   d)
4                         5                     4                5

3. What is the best estimate for the percentage that is shaded in the diagram?

a) 33%                b)    50%             c) 66%               d) 110%

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4. How much is       of 35 ?
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a) 175                b) 70                 c) 14                d) 7

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5. A recipe calls for     of a cup of sugar. Jordan wants to make   of the recipe. How much sugar will
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Jordan need?
1                          1                     1                     4
A.                         B.                    C.                   D.
8                          3                     4                    11

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6. In the gym      of the people are men,   of the people are women, and the rest are children. If there
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are 420 people in the gym, how many are children?

A. 105                     B. 175                C. 245               D. 120
7. Which answer is least ?
1
A. 3 - 1
2
7     5
B.     +
8     6
1       1
C. 1 + 1
4      16
1
D. 2 -
3

8. Which of the following fractions can be written as a terminating decimal?
5                         3                        3              5
A.                        B.                    C.               D.
7                         8                        9             12

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9. Which decimal represents      ?
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A. 0.125                  B. 0.58               C. 0.6           D. 0.625

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10. 1     is fractions between which set of numbers?
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A.   1.3 and 1.4
B.   1.2 and 1.3
C.   1.1 and 1.2
D.   1.4 and 1.5

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11. Write the fraction      in simplest form (lowest terms)
56
6
A.
28
4
B.
7
8
C.
14
9
D.
14

12. Which does not mean 75%?
6
A.
8
B. 0.75
3
C.
4
7
D.
5

2
1                   2                        3
13. If      = 0.090909….        = 0.181818….             = 0.272727…..   Then 0.6363636……would equal:
11                  11                       11
2
A.
9
5
B.
9
5
C.
11
7
D.
11

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14. What is     of 27?
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A. 9                     B. 18               C. 40.5                       D. 54

15. Express 47 % as a decimal.

A. 0.0047                B. 4.7              C. 0.47                       D. 470

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16. Which number completes the equivalent fraction?      =
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A.    11
B.    14
C.    24
D.    27

17. Which fraction is in lowest terms?
5
A.
12
2
B.
8
9
C.
6
7
D.
56

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18. Which is the reciprocal of 1     ?
3
3
A. 1
2
1
B.
4
3
C.
5
5
D.
3
3
5   1    1
19. 2     +   +7   =
6   3    2

7                       11                      2                  3
A. 9                      B. 9                  C. 10               D. 10
11                      7                       3                  2

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20. Which is the reciprocal of    ?
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2                         1                     1                      1
A.                        B. 1                  C.                  D. 1
3                         2                     3                      3

Part B: Make sure to answer ALL of the following questions. YOU MUST
WILL BE TAKEN OFF IF THEY ARE NOT!

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1. The product of two fractions is       . What could they be? (4 marks)
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1                 2
2. How many        litres are in 4   litres? - SHOW YOUR WORK! (5 marks)
3                 3



1   1
3. Use a diagram CLEARLY show           of . What is the answer? ( 6 marks)
2   3

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4. a). What is a terminating fraction? EXPLAIN it in words and give an example of a fraction that
terminates. ( 6 marks )

b). What is a repeating fraction? EXPLAIN it in words and give an example of a fraction that
repeats. ( 6 marks)

5. Fill in the blanks in the following table. MAKE SURE TO PUT THE FRACTIONS IN LOWEST
TERMS!: (12 marks)

Percents                          Decimal                  Fraction ( lowest terms )
0.50

0.1

2
3
1
4
250%

125 %

6. Write each fraction in lowest terms: ( 8 marks)

9                           6                             15               27
a).      =                  b).      =                    c).      =       d).      =
81                          36                            45               33

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LOWEST TERMS! ( 9 marks )

5   4                         2     1                    4   1
a).      +                   b). 2     + 2                c).     +
6   6                         3     2                    5   3

8. Subtract the following fractions. MAKE SURE TO SHOW YOUR WORK AND PUT YOUR
ANSWERS IN LOWEST TERMS! ( 9 marks)

2                          2   5                      2   3
a). 1 -                      b). 2     -                  c).     -
5                          6   6                      3   4

IN LOWEST TERMS! ( 9 marks)

4   1                        2                                    2
a).      X                    b).     of 24                c). 4 X 2
6   2                        3                                    5

IN LOWEST TERMS! ( 9 marks)

2   4                            1                        4   4
a).                         b). 4                       c).     
3   5                            4                        3   5

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BONUS

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Kelsey received money for her birthday. She spent     of the money on make-up. She donated
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Of what was left to charity. She had \$17.50 left. How much did Kelsey receive for her
birthday?

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