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Lesson 5 See Page 50

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

1.

Harry worked 14 days out of a 28 day month. What fraction of the month did he work?
 a. c. b. d.

2.

A certain recipe calls for 3 ounces of cheese. What fraction of a 15-ounce piece of cheese is needed?
 a. c. b. d.

3.

Jeanette lives 7 miles from her office. After driving 4 miles to her office, Jeanette’s car ran out of gas. What fraction of the trip had she already driven? What fraction of the trip remained?
 a. c. b. d.

4.

Charles had \$10 in his pocket. He spent \$6 for lunch and left a \$1 tip. What fraction of his money did he spend on his lunch, including the tip?
 a. c. b. d.

5.

Thomas earns \$900 per month and spends \$150 on rent. What fraction of his money does he spend on rent?
 a. c. b. d.

6.

During a 30-day month, there were 8 weekend days and 1 paid holiday during which Arlene’s office was closed. Arlene took off 3 days when she was sick and 2 days for personal business. If she worked the rest of the days, what fraction of the month did Arlene work?
 a. c. b. d.

7.

Ken drove miles from home to work. He decided to go out for lunch and drove each way to the local delicatessen. After work, he drove mile to stop at the cleaners and then drove miles home. How many miles did he drive in total?
 a. c. b. d.

8.

Curtis bought 10,000 shares of VBI stock at and sold it two weeks later at . How much of a profit did Curtis realize from his stock trades, excluding commissions?
 a. \$185,000 c. \$218,750 b. \$33,750 d. -\$33,750

9.

Four friends evenly split pounds of cheese. How many pounds of cheese does each one get?
 a. c. b. d.

10.

Sharon earned \$22.75 for working hours. What was her hourly wage?
 a. \$6.00 c. \$7.50 b. \$6.25 d. \$6.50