Chapter 02: Fractions

COMPLETION

1. Reduce the following fraction to lowest terms.

54/81 = _____

ANS: 2/3

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2. Reduce the following fraction to lowest terms.

105/135 = _____

ANS: 7/9

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3. Reduce the following fraction to lowest terms.

39/65 = _____

ANS: 3/5

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4. Change the following improper fraction to a whole or mixed number.

325/16 = _____

ANS: 20 5/16

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5. Change the following improper fraction to a whole or mixed number.

1,500/100 = _____

ANS: 15

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6. Change the following improper fraction to a whole or mixed number.

193/62 = _____

ANS: 3 7/62

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7. Change the following mixed number to an improper fraction.

12 1/8 = _____

ANS: 97/8

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8. Change the following mixed number to an improper fraction.

29 2/3 = _____

ANS: 89/3

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9. Perform the indicated operation and reduce to lowest terms.

1/12 + 6/12 + 5/12 = ____

ANS: 1

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10. Perform the indicated operation and reduce to lowest terms.

3/8 – 1/3 = _____

ANS: 1/24

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11. Perform the indicated operation and reduce to lowest terms.

4/5 ´ 5/16 = _____

ANS: 1/4

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12. Perform the indicated operation and reduce to lowest terms.

1/12 ´ 1/15 = _____

ANS: 1/180

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13. Perform the indicated operation and reduce to lowest terms.

3/5 ¸ 5 = _____

ANS: 3/25

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14. Perform the indicated operation and reduce to lowest terms.

1/100 ¸ 1/200 = _____

ANS: 2

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15. Indicate which fraction is the largest.

1/100, 1/150, 1/200: _____

ANS: 1/100

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16. Arrange the following fractions from smallest to largest.

1/6, 1/5, 1/8, 1/4, 1/3: _______________

ANS: 1/8, 1/6, 1/5, 1/4, 1/3

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17. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

1/5 + 1/2 + 1/4 = _____

ANS: 19/20

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18. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

16 5/6 – 14 3/8 = ____

ANS: 2 11/24

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19. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

6 10/12 ´ 15/3 = _____

ANS: 34 1/6

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20. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

56 ¸ 9/20 = _____

ANS: 124 4/9

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21. Indicate the largest number in the following set.

5/6, 5/8: _____

ANS: 5/6

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22. Indicate the largest number in the following set.

1/30, 1/4, 1/150: _____

ANS: 1/4

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23. Reduce the following fraction to lowest terms.

34/102 = _____

ANS: 1/3

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24. Reduce the following fraction to lowest terms.

60/1200 = _____

ANS: 1/20

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25. Express the following improper fraction as a mixed number. Reduce to lowest terms.

24/18 = _____

ANS: 1 1/3

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26. Express the following improper fraction as a mixed number. Reduce to lowest terms.

15/13 = _____

ANS: 1 2/13

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27. Change the following mixed number to an improper fraction.

9 1/9 = _____

ANS: 82/9

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28. Change the following mixed number to an improper fraction.

6 7/10 = _____

ANS: 67/10

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29. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

6 5/16 + 5 3/16 = _____

ANS: 11 1/2

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30. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

4 3/10 + 2 2/10 = _____

ANS: 6 1/2

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31. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

3 1/5 + 3 2/3 + 2 1/2= _____

ANS: 12 11/30

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32. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

1 2/4 + 3 1/3 = _____

ANS: 4 5/6

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33. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

15/21 – 10/21 = _____

ANS: 5/21

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34. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

8/16 – 1/4 = _____

ANS: 1/4

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35. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

14 – 5/9 = _____

ANS: 13 4/9

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36. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

6 1/4 – 2 5/8 = ____

ANS: 3 5/8

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37. Perform the indicated operation with fractions. Reduce to lowest terms as indicated.

5 1/3 – 1 7/12 = _____

ANS: 3 3/4

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38. A client received 2 1/2 ounces (oz) of medication at breakfast and 2 1/3 oz at lunch. How many oz of medication has the client received? _____

ANS: 4 5/6 oz

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39. A client weighed 147 1/2 pounds (lb), lost 6 3/4 lb due to illness. How many pounds does the client now weigh? ____

ANS: 140 3/4 lb

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40. A client drank 2/3 of a 12 ounce (oz) can of seltzer water. How many ounces of seltzer water did the client drink? ______

ANS: 8 oz

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41. A client is supposed to drink a 10 ounce (oz) bottle of magnesium citrate before an X-ray study. The client was able to drink 4 oz. How much of the magnesium citrate remains? (Express answer as a fraction reduced to lowest terms.) ______

ANS: 2/5 bottle

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42. The nurse is instructed to give a client 2/3 of a cup of solution. If 1 cup = 240 milliliters (mL), how many mL should the nurse administer? _____

ANS: 160 mL

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