Assessment: Fractions #1    due: Tuesday, 9/26/2017

Do not write on this assessment. Rewrite each question and show your math on your own paper.

Rewrite each problem and do your math on a separate piece of paper.

Assume:  a ≠ 0, b ≠ 0, c ≠ 0, d ≠ 0

                a
Note:  (a/b) = ---
                b

a)  (a/b) + (c/b) = _____

b)  (a/b) + (c/d) = _____    where b ≠ d

c)  (a/b) - (c/d) = _____    where b ≠ d

d)  (a/b) * (c/d) = _____

e)  (a/b) ÷ (c/d) = _____

f)  (a/b)^3 = _____

g)  (a^2/b^3)^2 = ______

h)  (a/0) = _______

i)  (0/a) = _______

j)  (a/b)^0 = _______

k)  The reciprocal of (a/b) is ________.

l)  No or Yes:  (4/7) = (12/21)

m)  No or Yes:  (3/11) = (14/55)

n)  No or Yes:  (3/10) > (24/80)

o)  No or Yes:  When a fraction becomes a division problem, the numerator 
                is the dividend and the denominator is the divisor.

p)  No or Yes:  (a/b) = b ÷ a 

q)  A unit fraction has a numerator of _______.

r)  If a > b, then the fraction (a/b) is called an _________ fraction.

(a) (a+c)/b    (b) (ad+cb)/(bd)   (c) (ad-cb)/(bd)   (d) (ac)/(bd)
(e) (ad)/(bc)  (f) a^3/b^3        (g) a^4/b^6        (h) undefined
(i) 0          (j) 1              (k) (b/a)          (l) yes
(m) no         (n) no             (o) yes            (p) no
(q) 1          (r) improper