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Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Pretest


name: ___________________________________________ date: _____________________

1. Circle the picture below that shows 1/2 of an apple.

 

 

2. Mrs. Miller, Mr. Yates, and Ms. Luchow would all like to share a candy bar. They have decided to divide the candy bar in thirds. They would each like to eat 1/3 of the candy bar. Circle the best way to divide the candy bar.

Explain why you chose the one you did.

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3. If 4 people share a brownie equally. How much of the brownie will each person get?______________

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4. Divide the following shape into fifths. Use your ruler.

Each section of the rectangle is worth how much?________

5. Shade in 3/4 of the following shape.

6. 1/5 + 1/5 + 1/5 =________

 

7. Mr. Yates, Ms. Luchow, and Mrs. Miller went to a pizza party. There was a pizza divided into 8 slices. They each had 1 piece of pizza. What is the fraction of the whole pizza that Mr. Yates, Mrs. Miller, and Ms. Luchow ate in all? _______________________________

8. In this picture of some brownies, one person's share is the shaded part. How much brownie is this person's share?____________

 

9. Which is more?

5/6 or 3/6_____ 1/2 or 1________ 1/2 or 1/4______
1/6 or 2/3______ 3/4 or 2/8_____ 5/9 or 2/7_______

10. Write an equivalent fraction for each of the fractions below.

1/2 = _______ 2/6 = ______ 2/8=______ 1/9=______

11. Circle 1/3 of the stars below.

 

12. Mrs. Miller went to the bakery and bought 2 dozen doughnuts. 2/3 of the doughnuts she bought were lemon-filled doughnuts (her favorite kind). The other 1/3 were chocolate doughnuts (her second favorite kind). How many lemon filled doughnuts did she buy? How many chocolate doughnuts did she buy? Remember there are 12 in one dozen!

Lemon filled______ Chocolate_______

 

13. Use decimal notation to answer the following questions.
1/2 of a dollar = $________ 1/4 of a dollar= $________
3/4 of a dollar= $________ 1/10 of a dollar = $________
1/5 of a dollar = $________ 3/5 of a dollar= $________

14. Divide each of the following squares into fourths in a different way.

15. Write an explanation that proves that these two shapes have equal area .

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16. Is this rectangle divided into thirds? Explain your answer.

 

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17. Put the following numbers in order from largest to smallest.

1/2 3/8 9/5 1/6 3/2

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18. A student said that 3/4 and 5/6 are the same size because they both have one piece missing. Do you agree? Explain. Use pictures to make your argument clearer.

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19. Holly took a spelling test with 14 words on it. She got 100% correct on the test. How many words did she spell correctly?_______

Sally only spelled 7 words correctly on the same test. What is the percent that she got right?______

20. Ten out of forty cupcakes are chocolate. The rest are vanilla. What percent of the cupcakes are chocolate?_______

21. Write a percentage that is equivalent to the following fractions.

1/2=________ 1/3=_______ 2/3=________
1/4=________ 3/4=________  
1/5=_______ 2/5=________  

22. When the hour hand on the clock moves from 12:00 to 3:00, what fraction of the way has it gone around?______
What is the decimal?_____
What is the percent?_______

23. Mrs. Miller, Mr. Yates, and Ms. Luchow spent all day Saturday baking cakes. They each made and decorated their own cake. All three cakes were the same size.

Mr. Yates cut his cake in half and ate 1 piece. What fraction of his cake did he eat?_______ What percent?________

Ms. Luchow cut her cake into eight pieces and she ate three of them. What fraction of the cake did she eat?_______ What percent?______

Mrs. Miller cut her cake into 10 pieces and ate four of them. What fraction of the cake did she eat?________ What percent?_______

Who's the real pig?_________________

 

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