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Real numbers – Fractions and Decimals Assignment 2019

Chapter 4: Real numbers Assignment Name: ___________________________

Section A – Non Calculator – Show all working


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1 Evaluate:
5 8
a) 19 + 19
C

B
3 1
b) +
4 5

𝟕 𝟏𝟏
B
c) − 𝟖 − (− 𝟖
)

d) −𝟕. 𝟓 − 𝟗. 𝟔

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Chapter 4: Real numbers Test A

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2 12 C
a Express 16 in simplest form.

𝟐
b Write 𝟑 𝟓 as an improper fraction.
C

𝟐
c What is 𝟑 of 450?

3 Simplify the following.


1 1 1
a 33  2 1 1 1
2 2 + 32 −51 A
4 2 4

3 1
b 3 ×1 B
4 5

3 5
c 9 ÷1
4 8
B

3 10
d − ×− C
5 21

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Chapter 4: Real numbers Test A

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4 Round each of the following to the nearest whole number to find an estimate.
a 4.7 × 21.3 – 18.9
C

b 14.8 + 23.7 ÷ 2.1 – 7.4

5 Perform the following operations. Show your working.


a 23.95
× 8.2 C

b 22.14÷ 0.9 C

6 5
Express 6 as a decimal.

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Chapter 4: Real numbers Test A

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7 Write 12.12 as a fraction (that is fully simplified) B

Calculator section

8 Liz bought some material to make herself an outfit. She bought:


2.6 m of chiffon at $9.80 a metre
8.3 m of satin at $36.80 a metre
1.8 m of lace that was on special at $75 per metre.
How much did she spend on material in total? (Write down an expression as well as the
answer.)

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Chapter 4: Real numbers Test A

9 Meekin’s Cab Service charges $4.65 for the first kilometre and $3.50 for each additional
kilometre. How much will Mr Lions Cab 47km cab trip cost?
Write down an algebraic expression as well as the answer.

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Chapter 4: Real numbers Test A

10 On your calculator write down the decimal values of :


11
a) 16

7
b) 6

c) √2

Using the decimal values you wrote above or otherwise explain what terminating and A
recurring decimals are and explain what an irrational number is.

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