## Test Bank For Practical Business Math Procedures Jeffrey Slater 13 Edition

*Practical Business Math Procedures, 13e *(Slater)

**Chapter 2 Fractions**

1) A proper fraction is when the numerator is greater than the denominator.

Answer: FALSE

Explanation: A proper fraction is when the numerator is smaller than the denominator.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (1) Recognize the three types of fractions.

Bloom’s: Remember

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2) The writing of a whole number and a proper fraction is an improper fraction.

Answer: FALSE

Explanation: The writing of a whole number and a proper fraction is a mixed number.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (1) Recognize the three types of fractions.

Bloom’s: Remember

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3) 4/5 is a proper fraction.

Answer: TRUE

Explanation: Review your notes on terminology and vocabulary related to this material.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (1) Recognize the three types of fractions.

Bloom’s: Remember

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4) When a mixed number is converted to an improper fraction, the new numerator is placed over the old denominator.

Answer: TRUE

Explanation: Review your notes on terminology and vocabulary related to this material.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (2) Convert improper fractions to whole or mixed numbers and mixed numbers to improper fractions.

Bloom’s: Remember

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5) The greatest common divisor can be zero.

Answer: FALSE

Explanation: The greatest common divisor cannot be zero.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (3) Convert fractions to lowest and highest terms.

Bloom’s: Remember

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6) Inspection as well as the step approach could be used to find the least common denominator.

Answer: TRUE

Explanation: Review your notes on terminology and vocabulary related to this material.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (3) Convert fractions to lowest and highest terms.

Bloom’s: Remember

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7) In the step approach the last divisor used is the greatest common divisor.

Answer: TRUE

Explanation: Review your notes on terminology and vocabulary related to this material.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (3) Convert fractions to lowest and highest terms.

Bloom’s: Remember

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8) Fractions should never be reduced to their lowest terms.

Answer: FALSE

Explanation: Fractions should always be reduced to their lowest terms.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (3) Convert fractions to lowest and highest terms.

Bloom’s: Remember

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9) The greatest common divisor and the least common denominator are really the same.

Answer: FALSE

Explanation: The least common multiple and the least common denominator are the same number.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures; LU 02-02 Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Learning Objective: 02-01 (3) Convert fractions to lowest and highest terms.; 02-02 (1) Add like and unlike fractions.

Bloom’s: Remember

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10) The least common denominator of fractions can be found by observation or by the use of prime numbers.

Answer: TRUE

Explanation: Review your notes on terminology and vocabulary related to this material.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-02 Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Learning Objective: 02-02 (1) Add like and unlike fractions.

Bloom’s: Remember

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11) 4 is a prime number.

Answer: FALSE

Explanation: 4 is a composite number.

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Topic: LU 02-02 Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Learning Objective: 02-02 (2) Find the least common denominator by inspection and prime numbers.

Bloom’s: Understand

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12) 2, 5, 7, 11, and 13 are all examples of prime numbers.

Answer: TRUE

Explanation: Prime numbers contain divisors of 1 and themselves only.

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Topic: LU 02-02 Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Learning Objective: 02-02 (2) Find the least common denominator by inspection and prime numbers.

Bloom’s: Understand

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13) Cancellation is a technique to reduce fractions to the lowest terms.

Answer: TRUE

Explanation: Review your notes on terminology and vocabulary related to this material.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-03 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

Learning Objective: 02-03 (2) Use the cancellation method in the multiplication and division of fractions.

Bloom’s: Remember

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14) The reciprocal is not used in dividing fractions.

Answer: FALSE

Explanation: The reciprocal is used in dividing fractions.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-03 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

Learning Objective: 02-03 (1) Multiply and divide proper fractions and mixed numbers.

Bloom’s: Remember

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15) Reducing a fraction to the lowest terms does not change the fraction’s value.

Answer: TRUE

Explanation: Review your notes on terminology and vocabulary related to this material.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (3) Convert fractions to lowest and highest terms.

Bloom’s: Remember

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16) Raising a fraction to higher terms does change the value of the fraction.

Answer: FALSE

Explanation: Raising a fraction to higher terms does not change the value of the fraction.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (3) Convert fractions to lowest and highest terms.

Bloom’s: Remember

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17) A mixed number is a whole number and a proper fraction.

Answer: TRUE

Explanation: Review your notes on terminology and vocabulary related to this material.

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Topic: LU 02-01 Types of Fractions and Conversion Procedures

Learning Objective: 02-01 (1) Recognize the three types of fractions.

Bloom’s: Remember

Type: Static

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

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