Part of the amount - Examples, Exercises and Solutions

To find the partial amount

We will divide the total amount by the denominator of the part, multiply the result obtained by the numerator of the part and obtain the partial amount.

To find the total amount

We will divide the given number (part of a quantity) by the numerator of the part.
We will multiply the result by the denominator of the part and obtain the whole quantity.

To find the part of the quantity

In the numerator - we will note the partial amount
In the denominator - we will note the total amount
We will reduce the fraction we receive and reach the desired part.

Suggested Topics to Practice in Advance

  1. A fraction as a divisor
  2. Numerator
  3. Denominator

Practice Part of the amount

Exercise #1

What is the marked part?

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12 \frac{1}{2}

Exercise #2

What is the marked part?

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410 \frac{4}{10}

Exercise #3

What is the marked part?

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46 \frac{4}{6}

Exercise #4

What is the marked part?

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56 \frac{5}{6}

Exercise #5

What is the marked part?

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16 \frac{1}{6}

Exercise #1

What is the marked part?

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47 \frac{4}{7}

Exercise #2

What is the marked part?

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37 \frac{3}{7}

Exercise #3

What is the marked part?

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Answers b and c

Exercise #4

What is the marked part?

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810 \frac{8}{10}

Exercise #5

What is the marked part?

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Answers a + b

Exercise #1

Which figure shows a shape with13 \frac{1}{3} of its area shaded in red?

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Exercise #2

Which figure shows a shape with34 \frac{3}{4} of its area shaded in red?

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Exercise #3

Choose the shape in which the painted part is 1 1

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Exercise #4

Choose the shape in which the painted part is 45 \frac{4}{5}

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Exercise #5

Choose the shape in which the painted part is 27 \frac{2}{7}

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Topics learned in later sections

  1. Fractions
  2. Placing Fractions on the Number Line
  3. Common denominator
  4. How do you simplify fractions?
  5. Simplification and Expansion of Simple Fractions