How to Build and Reduce Fractions


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Sam has a pizza with 16 slices and decides to eat 5. What fraction represents how much of the pizza is left in the pizza box?

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1. It has rained 13 out of the last 20 days. Which fraction represents the amount of days it has rained?

2. What is the fraction 12/20 in its simplest form?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions are an array of math problems. Some of the questions are word problems you will need to translate to mathematical equations. Others are straightforward questions presenting you with fractions in need of simplification.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • Simplifying fractions
  • Word problems
  • Fraction notation

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you with the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about building and reducing fractions in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve simplifying fractions practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding fractions

Additional Learning

After you finish the quiz, head over to the partner lesson called How to Build and Reduce Fractions. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Understanding the notation for fractions
  • Defining the numerator and denominator
  • Explaining the simplest form
  • Exploring the Greatest Common Factor
  • Providing examples of simplified fractions