6th Class Mathematics Fractions Question Bank Fractions

  • question_answer Sudha planted tomatoes in 1/2 of her kitchen garden. She planted spinach in one-fourth of the remaining portion. What fraction of the garden has spinach?

    A)  \[\frac{1}{2}\]

    B)  \[\frac{1}{3}\]

    C)  \[\frac{1}{8}\]

    D)  \[\frac{1}{5}\]

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Let whole garden be denoted by x. Fraction of garden having tomatoes \[=\frac{x}{2}\] \[\therefore \] Remaining fraction of garden \[=x-\frac{x}{2}=\frac{x}{2}\] Fraction of garden having spinach \[=\frac{1}{4}\left( \frac{x}{2} \right)=\frac{x}{8}=\frac{1}{8}(x)\]

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