Using Fractions in Everyday Life: Examples & Importance


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Which of the following is a fraction?

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1. There is a sale of 60 percent off everything at your favorite shoe store. What is your discount for a pair of shoes that retails for $56?

2. Which of the following fractions is used when you say it is three quarters past the hour?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess what you understand about using fractions in everyday life with these study tools. You'll be quizzed on specifics like how to identify a fraction and the calculation of a percentage discount.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these topics:

  • A fraction to represent a certain amount of time past the hour
  • How to triple a recipe with regard to a given fraction
  • Fractions related to minutes

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about fractions relevant to time
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding fractions in cooking
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on fractions in everyday life

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson called Using Fractions in Everyday Life: Examples & Importance will teach you about these areas of study:

  • What fractions are
  • Numerators and denominators and what they represent
  • The use of fractions in shopping