Fractions – Exercises

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Exercises

Write the fractions in words.

  1. 7/878 Numerator: cardinal number|Denominator: ordinal number (acht…) + -el
  2. 3/434 Numerator: cardinal number|Denominator: ordinal number (viert…) + -el
  3. 2/323 Numerator: cardinal number|Denominator: ordinal number (dritt…) + -el
  4. 10/111011 Numerator: cardinal number|Denominator: ordinal number (elft…) + -el
  5. 1/616 Numerator: cardinal number (we remove the -s from eins)|Denominator: ordinal number (sechst…) + -el

Complete the gaps with the correct form of the word halb.

  1. 1/212 Apfel → ein Apfelmasculine noun, nominative case, indefinite article → -er
  2. 1/212 Zitrone → eine Zitronefeminine noun, nominative case, indefinite article → -e
  3. 1/212 Brot → ein Brotneutral noun, nominative case, indefinite article → -es
  4. 1/212 Tag → der Tagmasculine noun, nominative case, definite article → -e
  5. 3/232 Brötchen → drei Brötchenplural noun, nominative case → -e

Capital letter or lower case? Written together or separately? Choose the correct option.

  1. Für den Kuchen brauche ich Milch.[For the cake I need five eighths of a litre of milk.]|Asking about a quantity or amount → numbers written separately|fraction + unit of measurement (Liter) → lower case
  2. Der Walzer ist ein Musikstück im .[The waltz is a piece of music written in 3/4 time.]|Talking about a noun (der Takt) → numbers written together
  3. Wir haben etwa der Strecke geschafft.[We’ve done about two thirds of the way.]|Expressing a quantity or amount → numbers written separately|fraction without a unit of measurement → upper case
  4. Beeil dich, in fährt unser Bus.[Hurry up, our bus leaves in a quarter of an hour.]|Talking about a noun (die Viertelstunde) → numbers written together|in einer viertel Stunde would also be correct here
  5. Kannst du mir bitte Kartoffeln mitbringen?[Can you bring me half a kilo of potatoes, please?]|Talking about a quantity or amount → numbers written separately|fraction + unit of measurement (Kilo = kg) → lower case