6th Class Mathematics Arithmetic Question Bank Arithmetic

  • question_answer DIRECTIONS: Passage ? 7: Read the passage(s) given below and answer the questions that follow. Hitakshi is in class - VI. Hitakshi had 24 pencils. She gave 8 pencils to her sister Meenakshi and 6 pencils to her brother Lakshya. She gave remaining to her mother. What fraction of pencils did she give to her mother?

    A)  \[\frac{12}{5}\]                     

    B)           \[\frac{5}{12}\]

    C)  \[\frac{7}{12}\]                     

    D)           \[\frac{12}{7}\]

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Number of pencils given to mother = 24 ? (6 + 8) = 10 \[\therefore \]    Fraction \[=\frac{10}{24}\,=\frac{5}{12}\]

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