Technology 4 ESO – Unit 9 DESIGN SOFTWARE page 117 activity 8

A fraction can be less than 1, equal to 1, or greater than 1.

For example:

One third (1/3) of a litre is less than one litre.

Five fifths (5/5)of a litre are equal to one litre.

Six fourths (6/4) of a litre are greater than one litre.

a)  Which of these fractions    1/2 ;  3/4 ; 4/3 ; 2/2 ;  3/2 ; 4/6 ; 1/5 ;  3/3 ; 4/4 ; 2/6 ;  6/2 ; 7/6    are:

  • I)  Less than 1?
  • II)  Equal to 1?
  • III)  Greater than 1?

b)  Divide and express in decimal form:

  • I)  2/3                                                             IV)  ) 1/9
  • II)  3/4                                                           V)  ) 8/10
  • III)  1/2                                                           VI)  ) 8/8

c) Change these decimal numbers to fractions:

  • I)  0.5              III)  0.1            V)  1.5                         VII)  4.4
  • II)  0.6                         IV)  0.25          VI)  2.5            VIII)  6.4

d)  Calculate:

  • I)  2/3 of 60 €
  • II)  3/4 of 60 €
  • III)  1/2 of 60 €
  • IV)  1/9 of 60 €

e) 1 Kg of oranges costs 2 €. How much does 3/4 of a Kg of oranges cost?