## Fractions

#### Fractions

1. In the year 2011, Shantanu gets a total of Rs. 3832.5 as his pocket allowance. Find his pocket allowance per day.?

1. Allowance per day = 3832.5 / 365 = Rs. 10.50

##### Correct Option: B

Allowance per day = 3832.5 / 365 = Rs. 10.50

1. What decimal fraction is 40 ml of a litre ?

1. Required fraction = 40/1000

##### Correct Option: B

Required fraction = 40/1000
= 4/100
= .04

1. If the cost of three dozens mangoes is Rs. 245, what will be the approximate cost of 363 mangoes ?

1. ∵ Three dozen = 3 x 12 = 36
∴ The cost if 1 mango = Rs. 245/36

##### Correct Option: C

∵ Three dozen = 3 x 12 = 36
∴ The cost if 1 mango = Rs. 245 / 36
∴ The cost of 363 mangoes = Rs. (245 / 36) x 363
= Rs. 2470.42
= Rs. 2400. (Approximately)

1. Out of the fractions 4/7, 5/13, 6/11, 3/5 and 2/3 which is the second smallest fraction ?

1. 4/7 = 0.57,
5/13 = 0.38,
6/11 = 0.54,
3/5 = 0.6 and
2/3 = 0.67
Clearly, the second smallest fraction is 6/11

##### Correct Option: C

4/7 = 0.57,
5/13 = 0.38,
6/11 = 0.54,
3/5 = 0.6 and
2/3 = 0.67
Clearly, the second smallest fraction is 6/11

1. Find the sum 3/10 + 5/100 + 8/1000 in decimal form ?

1. 3/10 + 5/100 + 8/1000
= 0.3 + 0.05 + 0.008

##### Correct Option: B

3/10 + 5/100 + 8/1000
= 0.3 + 0.05 + 0.008
= 0.358