Numeracy Basics | Fractions

Activity Five


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Complete the following:

a. Convert 5/6 to a fraction with a numerator of 20

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b. Convert 8/40 to a fraction with a denominator of 10

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c. If a student ends up earning 30 out of a possible 50 marks towards his final grade, from an assignment that was marked out of 150, what must his ‘raw’ grade on the assignment have been?

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