6th Class Mathematics Fractions Question Bank Fractions

  • question_answer A small tank is 2/5 full of water. The water is then poured into a large empty tank which has a capacity that is twice that of the small tank. What fraction of the large tank is filled with water?

    A)  \[\frac{3}{5}\]

    B)  \[\frac{2}{5}\]

    C)  \[\frac{1}{5}\]

    D)  \[\frac{4}{5}\]

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Let capacity of small tank be x. \[\therefore \] Capacity of large tank will be 2x. Water in small tank \[=\frac{2}{5}x\] \[\therefore \] Required fraction \[=\frac{2x}{5}\div 2x=\frac{1}{5}\]

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