6th Class Mathematics Fractions Question Bank Fractions

  • question_answer A pasta recipe requires \[2\frac{2}{3}\text{kg}\] of cheese. Approximately, how much pasta can be made from a 21 kg block of cheese?

    A)  \[7\frac{7}{8}\]

    B)  \[7\frac{4}{8}\]

    C)  \[6\frac{7}{8}\]

    D)  \[6\frac{4}{8}\]

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Quantity of cheese for a pasta recipe \[=2\frac{2}{3}kg=\frac{8}{3}kg\] So, quantity of pasta can be made from 21 kg cheese \[=21\div \frac{8}{3}\] \[=21\times \frac{3}{8}=\frac{63}{8}=7\frac{7}{8}\]

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