# Practice Questions (Fractions and Square Roots)
1. What is the improper fraction represented by the following figure?
A. 2 1/3
B. 7/6
C. 2 5/8
D. 11/3
E. 11/9
2. Which of the following fractions most correctly depicts the shaded are of the circle below?
A. 3/8
B. 5/8
C. 3/4
D. 5/11
E. 1/2
3. Which of the following is not a fraction equivalent to 3/4?
A. 6/8
B. 9/12
C. 12/18
D. 21/28
E. 27/36
4. Solve: 0.25 + 0.65
A. 1/2
B. 9/10
C. 4/7
D. 2/9
E. 5/16
5. Which of the following statements is false?
A. In the fraction ½, one is the numerator.
B. When 4.89 is rounded to the ones place, the answer is 5.
C. Ten thousandths place is located 5 places to the right of the decimal
D. 7/6 is described as an improper fraction.
E. 331/3 % is equivalent to
6. Find the square of 25/9
A. 5/3
B. 3/5
C. 7 58/81
D. 15/2
E. 650/81
7. Sarah needs to make a cake and some cookies. The cake
requires 3/8 cup of sugar and the cookies require 3/5 cup of sugar.
Sarah has 15/16 cups of sugar. Does she have enough sugar, or how much
more does she need?
A. She has enough sugar.
B. She needs 1/8 of a cup of sugar.
C. She needs 3/80 of a cup of sugar.
D. She needs 4/19 of a cup of sugar.
E. She needs 1/9 of a cup of sugar.
8. There are 8 ounces in a 1/2 pound. How many ounces are in 7 3/4 lbs?
A. 12 ounces
B. 86 ounces
C. 119 ounces
D. 124 ounces
E. 138 ounces
9. If the value of x and y in the following fraction are both tripled, how does the value of the fraction change?
__XZ
__
Y
A. increases by half
B. decreases by half
C. triples
D. doubles
E. remains the same
10. Which of the following fractions is the equivalent of 0.5%
A. 1/20
B. 1/200
C. 1/2000
D. 1/5
E. 1/500
11. Which of these numbers is a factor of 21
A. 2
B. 5
C. 7
D. 42
E. 44
12. If the average person drinks 8, (8oz) glasses of water per
day, a person who drinks 12.8 oz of water after a morning exercise
session has consumed what fraction of the daily average?
A. 1/3
B. 1/5
C. 1/7
D. 1/9
E. 1/10
13. You need 4/5 cups of water for a recipe. You accidentally
put 1/3 cups into the mixing bowl with the dry ingredients. How much
more water in cups do you need to add?
A. 1/3 cups
B. 2/3 cups
C. 1/15 cups
D. 7/15 cups
E. 7/16 cups
14. ¾ - ½ =
A. ¼
B. 1/3
C. ½
D. 2/3
E. 2/5
15. 7 1/2 - 5 3/8 =
A. 1 1/2
B. 1 2/3
C. 2 1/8
D. 3 1/4
E. 3
Answer Key
1. C
2. B
3. C
4. B
5. C
6. C
7. C
8. D
9. E
10. B
11. C
12. B
13. D
14. A
15. C
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