# Class 6 Maths Fractions Practice Problems And Expected Questions

**CLASS 6 Mathematics | FRACTIONS –Lesson 7 – Practice Questions**

Answer the following:

1. What fraction of a day is 6 hours?

2. What fraction of an hour is 20 minutes?

3. Write the natural numbers from 1 to 15. What fraction of them are prime numbers?

4. Find five equivalent fractions of 1/3.

5. Find the equivalent fraction of 3/5 with numerator 6?

6. Find the equivalent fraction of 2/7 with denominator 49.

7. Which is the larger fraction: 3/7 or 5/7?

8. Anu’s father bought a cake. He divided the cake equally among six persons. What part of the cake he gave to each person?

9. The cost of I kg apple is Rs 120. Find the cost of 2 ½ kg of apples?

10. Manu walked 3/10 km in the morning and ½ km in the evening. How far did he walk?

Fill in the blanks:

11. A ——- is a number representing a part of a whole.

12. Fractions with same denominator are called ———- fractions.

13. In a ———- fraction the numerator is always less than the denominator.

14. The fractions, where the numerator is bigger than the denominator are called ———— fractions.

15. A ———— fraction has a combination of a whole and a part.

### ANSWERS:

1. One day = 24 hours.

6 hours is ¼ part of a day.

2. One hour = 60 minutes

20 minutes is 1/3 part of an hour.

3. Natural numbers from 1 to 15 are 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15.

Prime numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, and 13.

Therefore, 6/15 is the fraction.

4. To find an equivalent fraction of a given fraction, we can multiply both the numerator and the denominator of the given fraction by the same number.

The equivalent fractions of 1/3 are 1/3, 2/6, 3/9, 4/12, 5/15 …………

5. The equivalent fraction of 3/5 with numerator 6 is 6/10.(Multiply both numerator and denominator by 2)

6. The equivalent fraction of 2/7 with denominator 49 is 14/49. (Multiply both numerator and denominator by 7).

7. 5/7

8. 1/6

9. Cost of 1 kg apple = Rs 120 (given)

Cost of ½ kg apple = Rs 60

Therefore cost of 2 ½ kg apple = 240 + 60 = Rs 300

10. The distance travelled in the morning = 3/10 km

The distance travelled in the evening = ½ km

Total distance travelled = 3/10 + ½ = 3/10 + 5/10 = 8/10 km

(Equivalent fraction of ½ is 5/10 .Multiply both numerator and denominator by 5)

11. Fraction

12. Like fraction

13. Proper fraction

14. Improper fraction

15. Mixed fraction.