Challenge Exercises: Fractions

Click once in an ANSWER BOX and type in your answer; then click ENTER. After you click ENTER, a message will appear in the RESULTS BOX to indicate whether your answer is correct or incorrect. To start over, click CLEAR. Be sure to write each fraction or fractional part in lowest terms.

• To enter the fraction three-fourths, type 3/4 into the form.
• To enter a mixed number, type the whole-number part and the fractional part, separated by a space. For example, to enter the mixed number four and two-thirds, type 4, a space, and then 2/3 into the form.
 1. In a class of twenty-four students, eighteen have brown eyes. What part of the class has brown eyes? ANSWER BOX:   RESULTS BOX:
 2. Derek's dad travels one and one-half hours each way to work. What part of his day is spent commuting to and from work? ANSWER BOX:   RESULTS BOX:
 3. Write nine-fourths as an equivalent fraction with a numerator of 45. ANSWER BOX:   RESULTS BOX:
 4. A shopkeeper is designing two advertisements for placement in a local newspaper. If one ad covers nine-tenths of a page and the other covers fifteen-sixteenths of a page, then which fraction represents the larger advertisement? ANSWER BOX:   RESULTS BOX:
 5. A designer spends three-eighths of her workday on web graphics and three-sevenths of her workday on print art. On which task does she spend less time (web or print)? ANSWER BOX:   RESULTS BOX:
6. Which fraction is greater than three-fifths? (Enter the fraction in the answer box below)

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7. Which fraction is less than five-ninths? (Enter the fraction in the answer box below)

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8. Which fraction is equal to three-fourths? (Enter the fraction in the answer box below)