An employer receives 36 job applications and decides to interview two-thirds of the applicants.
How many applicants does she interview?
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?
An optician examines 48 patients. Three-quarters of them need spectacles. How many of the patients need spectacles?
A train ticket costs £12.00. With a railcard, there is a discount of 1/3 off ticket prices.
How much is the discount?
Ten out of fifty runners complete a cross-country race in under an hour.
What fraction is this?
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?