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 threefourths, type 3/4 into the form.
 To enter a mixed number, type the wholenumber part and the fractional part, separated by a space. For example, to enter the mixed number four and twothirds, type 4, a space, and then 2/3 into the form.
1. 
In a class of twentyfour students, eighteen have brown eyes. What part of the class has brown eyes? 



2. 
Derek’s dad travels one and onehalf hours each way to work. What part of his day is spent commuting to and from work? 



3. 
Write ninefourths as an equivalent fraction with a numerator of 45. 



4. 
A shopkeeper is designing two advertisements for placement in a local newspaper. If one ad covers ninetenths of a page and the other covers fifteensixteenths of a page, then which fraction represents the larger advertisement? 



5. 
A designer spends threeeighths of her workday on web graphics and threesevenths of her workday on print art. On which task does she spend less time (web or print)? 



6. 
Which fraction is greater than threefifths? (Enter the fraction in the answer box below) 





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





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





9. 
There are 30 apples to be shared equally among 4 people using a knife. What part of the apples will each person get? 



10. 
A scientist needs two and fourfifths pints of a liquid for an experiment. If the test tube only holds twofifths of a pint, then how many times will she have to fill the test tube? 


