**Chapter 2 Fractions and Decimals Exercise 2.3**

Question 1.

Find:

Solution:

Question 2.

Multiply and reduce to lowest form (if possible):

Solution:

Question 3.

Multiply the following fractions:

Solution:

Question 4.

Which is greater:

Solution:

Question 5.

Saili plants 4 saplings, in a row, in her garden. The distance between two adjacent saplings is m. Find the distance between the first and the last sapling.

Solution:

Number of saplings = 4

Distance between two adjacent saplings = m

∴ Distance between the first and the last sapling

Question 6.

Lipika reads a book for 1 hours everyday. She reads the entire book in 6 days. How many hours in all were required by her to read the book?

Solution:

In 1 day Lipika needs 1 hours

In 6 days Lipika will need 6×134 hours

Hence the required hours = 10.

Question 7.

A car runs 16 km using 1 litre of petrol. How much distance will it cover using 2 litres of petrol?

Solution:

In 1 litre of petrol, the car covers 16 km distance In 2 litres of petrol, the car will cover 2 × 16 km distance

Hence, the required distance = 44 km.

Question 8.

Solution: