Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 9, Lesson 1

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1.

Select the terms to complete the sentence.

Given the fraction , 2 is called the _______ and 5 is called the _______.
 a. denominator; numerator b. numerator; denominator

2.

To find the sum of the two fractions,  and using equivalent fractions rewrite the two fractions with a common denominator of:
 a. 5 c. 10 b. 2 d. 20

3.

Complete the equation:

 a. 9; 10 b. 6; 7 c. 11; 11

4.

Find the sum of  using a model or equivalent fractions.
 a. b. c.

5.

Determine the difference:   .
 a. c. b. 1 d.

6.

Three-quarters of the students in one class were born on a Monday or a Friday. Two-sevenths of the class were born on a Friday.  What fraction of the students in the class were born on a Monday?
 a. c. b. d.

7.

 a. b. c.

8.

Subtract:            3 - .
 a. b. 2 c.

9.

Three students, Arthur, Bill, and David are working on a group project for science class.  Arthur completes one-quarter of the project, and Bill completes one-third of the project.  How much of the project will David have to do to complete the project?
 a. b. c.

10.

Tim ate one-half of a pizza.  His younger sister ate one-third of the pizza.
How much of the pizza was eaten?
 a. b. c.