Fractions of an amount L1

Question 1 of 6

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An employer receives 36 job applications and decides to interview two-thirds of the applicants.
How many applicants does she interview?

Select one of the following:

  • 54

  • 9

  • 24

  • 18

Question 2 of 6

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1 000 raffle tickets are sold at a dance for charity. There are ten prizes to be won. What fraction of tickets will win a prize?

Select one of the following:

  • 1/1000

  • 1/990

  • 1/100

  • 1/10

Question 3 of 6

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An optician examines 48 patients. Three-quarters of them need spectacles. How many of the patients need spectacles?

Select one of the following:

  • 36

  • 24

  • 30

  • 42

Question 4 of 6

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A train ticket costs £12.00. With a railcard, there is a discount of 1/3 off ticket prices.
How much is the discount?

Select one of the following:

  • £36

  • £8

  • £6

  • £4

Question 5 of 6

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Ten out of fifty runners complete a cross-country race in under an hour.
What fraction is this?

Select one of the following:

  • 1/4

  • 1/5

  • 1/3

  • 1/10

Question 6 of 6

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There are sixty adults living in one street. One third of them cycle to work in order to help the environment.
Two fifths of them drive to work. The rest don’t work. How many adults use the more popular type of transport to get to work?

Select one of the following:

  • 12

  • 20

  • 24

  • 36

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Fractions of an amount L1

Lee Holness
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To find an amount as a fraction of another put the first quantity on the top of the fraction, and the second quantity on the bottom, then simplify the fraction wherever possible.

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