Unit 1: Common Fractions

Unit 1 Review

  1. Write fractions from the pictures.
    1. Circle cut in four equal parts. Three parts are blank. One segment is shaded to fill.
    2. Circle divided in three equal parts. Two parts are shaded to fill. One segment is blank.
    3. Square divided in four equal parts .Three parts are shaded to fill. One segment is blank.
    4. Rectangle divided in two parts. One segment is shaded to fill. One segment is blank.
    5. Rectangle divided in four equal parts. Two parts are shaded and two are blank.
    6. Long rectangle divided in 10 segements. Two segements are blank. Eight parts are shaded to fill.
  2. Draw your own fractions.
    1. [latex]\dfrac{2}{5}[/latex]
    2. [latex]\dfrac{3}{4}[/latex]
    3. [latex]\dfrac{4}{9}[/latex]
    4. [latex]\dfrac{1}{6}[/latex]
    5. [latex]\dfrac{1}{3}[/latex]
    6. [latex]\dfrac{7}{10}[/latex]
  3. Write the following fractions in words.
    1. [latex]\dfrac{1}{2}[/latex]
    2. [latex]\dfrac{1}{4}[/latex]
    3. [latex]\dfrac{3}{4}[/latex]
    4. [latex]\dfrac{21}{25}[/latex]
    5. [latex]\dfrac{1}{3}[/latex]
    6. [latex]\dfrac{5}{6}[/latex]
  4. Answer the questions using a common fraction.
    1. Suzie jogged 20 minutes out of 1 hour. What fraction of the hour did she jog? (Remember, 1 hour = 60 minutes.)
    2. Oliver planted 30 garlic cloves in September. 25 shoots have come up in the spring. What fractions of garlic bulbs did not grow a shoot?
    3. The class usually had 8 students, but 6 did not come on Monday. What fraction of students did not come?
    4. Stephen made 60 Easter cookies. His brother ate 3, his mom ate 3 more. What fraction of cookies were eaten by Stephen’s family?
    5. Save On Foods grocery store sold 300 dozen eggs in one week. They had 450 dozen in stock. What fraction of the stock was sold?
    6. The test was out of 32. Sasha got 30 marks. What was her score?
  5. Compare the following fractions:
    1. [latex]\dfrac{3}{4}[/latex]        [latex]\dfrac{1}{4}[/latex]
    2. [latex]\dfrac{9}{10}[/latex]        [latex]\dfrac{3}{10}[/latex]
    3. [latex]\dfrac{1}{5}[/latex]        [latex]\dfrac{3}{5}[/latex]
    4. [latex]\dfrac{3}{8}[/latex]        [latex]\dfrac{7}{8}[/latex]
    5. seven tenths        three tenths
    6. one quarter        three quarters
    7. four fifths       three fifths
    8. one twelfth        eleven twelfths
  6. Identify each fraction by writing: , , or to each fraction.
    1. [latex]\dfrac{1}{2}[/latex]
    2. [latex]\dfrac{100}{47}[/latex]
    3. [latex]\dfrac{5}{6}[/latex]
    4. [latex]\dfrac{51}{2}[/latex]
    5. [latex]42\dfrac{1}{4}[/latex]
  7. Fill in the missing parts of the chart:
    Improper
    Fraction
    Mixed
    Number
    Drawing
    4 rectangles each divided into 3 parts. 3 rectangles are fully shaded. One rectangle has 2 parts shaded.
    [latex]\dfrac{29}{6}[/latex]
    [latex]2\dfrac{3}{4}[/latex]
    3 rectangles, each divided into 10 parts. 3 rectangles are fully shaded. 1 rectangle has 1 part shaded.
    [latex]\dfrac{9}{2}[/latex]
    [latex]3\dfrac{1}{3}[/latex]
  8. Rename each improper fraction into a mixed number or a whole number.
    1. [latex]\dfrac{9}{5}=[/latex]
    2. [latex]\dfrac{7}{2}=[/latex]
    3. [latex]\dfrac{11}{2}=[/latex]
    4. [latex]\dfrac{14}{5}=[/latex]
    5. [latex]\dfrac{4}{3}=[/latex]
    6. [latex]\dfrac{11}{6}=[/latex]
    7. [latex]\dfrac{7}{3}=[/latex]
    8. [latex]\dfrac{8}{4}=[/latex]
  9. Rename each whole number as an improper fraction. Use the denominator given to you.
    1. [latex]6=\dfrac{}{3}[/latex]
    2. [latex]5=\dfrac{}{2}[/latex]
    3. [latex]3=\dfrac{}{7}[/latex]
    4. [latex]7=\dfrac{}{3}[/latex]
    5. [latex]8=\dfrac{}{7}[/latex]
    6. [latex]1=\dfrac{}{3}[/latex]
    7. [latex]2=\dfrac{}{10}[/latex]
  10. Rename each mixed number as an improper fraction.
    1. [latex]6\dfrac{7}{8}=[/latex]
    2. [latex]2\dfrac{1}{2}=[/latex]
    3. [latex]15\dfrac{4}{5}=[/latex]
    4. [latex]20\dfrac{3}{7}=[/latex]
    5. [latex]18\dfrac{1}{2}=[/latex]
    6. [latex]5\dfrac{9}{11}=[/latex]

Answers to Review

  1. Write fractions from the pictures.
    1. [latex]\dfrac{1}{4}[/latex]
    2. [latex]\dfrac{2}{3}[/latex]
    3. [latex]\dfrac{3}{4}[/latex]
    4. [latex]\dfrac{1}{2}[/latex]
    5. [latex]\dfrac{2}{4}[/latex]
    6. [latex]\dfrac{4}{6}[/latex]
    7. [latex]\dfrac{8}{10}[/latex]
  2. Draw your own fractions.
  3. Write the following fractions in words.
    1. One half
    2. One fourth or one quarter
    3. Three fourths or three quarters
    4. Twenty-one twenty fifths
    5. One third
    6. Five sixths
  4. Answer the questions using a common fraction.
    1. [latex]\dfrac{20}{60}[/latex]
    2. [latex]\dfrac{5}{30}[/latex]
    3. [latex]\dfrac{6}{8}[/latex]
    4. [latex]\dfrac{6}{60}[/latex]
    5. [latex]\dfrac{300}{450}[/latex]
    6. [latex]\dfrac{30}{32}[/latex]
  5. Compare the fractions.
    1. >
    2. >
    3. <
    4. <
    5. >
    6. <
    7. >
    8. <
  6. Identify each type of fraction.
    1. proper fraction
    2. improper fraction
    3. proper fraction
    4. improper fraction
    5. mixed number
  7. Fill in the missing parts of the chart.
    Improper
    Fraction
    Mixed
    Number
    Drawing
    [latex]\dfrac{11}{3}[/latex] [latex]3\dfrac{2}{3}[/latex] 4 rectangles each divided into 3 parts. 3 rectangles are fully shaded. One rectangle has 2 parts shaded.
    [latex]\dfrac{29}{6}[/latex] [latex]4\dfrac{5}{6}[/latex] 5 rectangles divided into 6 parts. 4 rectangles are fully shaded. 1 rectangle has 5 parts shaded.
    [latex]\dfrac{11}{4}[/latex] [latex]2\dfrac{3}{4}[/latex] 3 rectangles each divided into 4 parts. 2 rectangles are fully shaded. 1 rectangle has 3 parts shaded.
    [latex]\dfrac{31}{10}[/latex] [latex]3\dfrac{1}{10}[/latex] 3 rectangles, each divided into 10 parts. 3 rectangles are fully shaded. 1 rectangle has 1 part shaded.
    [latex]\dfrac{9}{2}[/latex] [latex]4\dfrac{1}{2}[/latex] 5 rectangles divided in half. 4 rectangles are fully shaded. 1 rectangle is half shaded.
    [latex]\dfrac{10}{3}[/latex] [latex]3\dfrac{1}{3}[/latex] 4 rectangles each divided into 3 parts. 3 rectangles are fully shaded. One rectangle has 1 part shaded.
  8. Rename each improper fraction into a mixed number or a whole number.
    1. [latex]1\dfrac{4}{5}[/latex]
    2. [latex]3\dfrac{1}{2}[/latex]
    3. [latex]5\dfrac{1}{2}[/latex]
    4. [latex]2\dfrac{4}{5}[/latex]
    5. [latex]1\dfrac{1}{3}[/latex]
    6. [latex]1\dfrac{5}{6}[/latex]
    7. [latex]2\dfrac{1}{3}[/latex]
    8. [latex]2[/latex]
  9. Rename each whole number as an improper fraction.
    1. [latex]\dfrac{28}{3}[/latex]
    2. [latex]\dfrac{10}{2}[/latex]
    3. [latex]\dfrac{21}{7}[/latex]
    4. [latex]\dfrac{21}{3}[/latex]
    5. [latex]\dfrac{56}{7}[/latex]
    6. [latex]\dfrac{3}{3}[/latex]
    7. [latex]\dfrac{20}{10}[/latex]
  10. Rename each mixed number as an improper fraction.
    1. [latex]\dfrac{55}{8}[/latex]
    2. [latex]\dfrac{5}{2}[/latex]
    3. [latex]\dfrac{79}{5}[/latex]
    4. [latex]\dfrac{143}{7}[/latex]
    5. [latex]\dfrac{37}{2}[/latex]
    6. [latex]\dfrac{64}{11}[/latex]

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