Division + fractions - practice problems
Number of problems found: 248
- Fraction unknowns
Divide of fractions with unknowns: Fraction 1: The quantity x squared plus 6 times x plus 9 over the quantity x minus 1. Fraction 2: the quantity x squared minus 9 over the quantity x squared minus 2 times x plus 1. Find Fraction 1 over Fraction 2.
Lauren is tutoring students at the library on Saturday. If she is at the library for a total of 6 hours and she helps each student, one at a time, for three-fourths of an hour, how many students does she tutor?
- Four people
Four people want waffles for breakfast. There are 6 waffles left. How can 6 waffles be shared equally among 4 people? How much does each person get? Draw a picture and write a division expression to model the problem.
- Kate shares
Kate shares a 64-ounce bottle of apple cider with five friends. Each person's serving will be the same number of ounces. Between what two whole number of ounces will each person's serving to be? Explain using division.
- A pizza 2
A pizza is cut into slices that are each 1/6 of the whole. John is going to eat 1/2 of the whole pizza. How many slices will John eat?
Jacob is baking chocolate cookies. The recipe uses 2/8 of a cup of sugar to bake a batch of cookies. If Jacob wants to make one-half of a batch. How many cups of sugar does he need?
- Volume per time 2
Benjamin drinks tea at an incredible rate. He drinks 3 1/2 liters of tea every 2/3 of an hour. Ben drinks tea at a constant rate. How much does he drink in one hour?
- Fractions and mixed numerals
(a) Convert the following mixed numbers to improper fractions. i. 3 5/8 ii. 7 7/6 (b) Convert the following improper fraction to a mixed number. i. 13/4 ii. 78/5 (c) Simplify these fractions to their lowest terms. i. 36/42 ii. 27/45 2. evaluate the follow
- Imagine 2
Imagine that you are filling treat bags with jellybeans. You have 3 3/8 cups of jellybeans, and each treat bag will contain 1/4 cup of jellybeans. How many treat bags can you fill before you run out of jellybeans? Show your work (please).
- Curtain 3
Mrs Johnson bought 16.4 meters of cloth to make 8 curtains of equal length. What is the length of each curtain in meters?
- Double division
0.25 divided by 1/2 divided by 14
- Dana helped
Dana helped her dad build a sandbox for her younger sister. The sandbox is shaped like a rectangular prism that is 4 1/2 feet long and 4 feet wide. Dana used bags of sand to fill the sandbox 1/2 of a foot deep. Each bag contained 1/2 of a cubic foot of sa
- A shopkeeper
A shopkeeper cuts a wheel of cheese into 10 equal wedges. A customer buys one-fifth of the wheel. How many wedges does the customer buy? Use the number line to help find the solution.
Cathy has 5 cups of peanuts to share with her family. If each family member gets 1/2 cup of peanuts, how many family members can have some?
- Mineral water
The bottle contains 1.5 liters of mineral water. Pour all the water from the bottle into empty cups with a volume of 1/3 l. All but one will be filled to the brim. What part of the volume of the last cup is filled with water?
- Fruit punch
Kelly made fruit punch to serve at a party for her chess team. She mixed 1 2/5 liters of cranberry juice and 1 3/5 liters of pineapple juice together. Then, she split the fruit punch evenly among nine glasses. How much fruit punch did Kelly pour into ea
- 6/24 change
6/24 change to a fraction in lowest terms
- 5 books
5 books cost $28.75. Justin wants to buy 8 similar books. He has $50. Does he have enough?
- One fourth
One fourth of an apple pie is left for 2 family members to share equally. What fraction of the original pie will each member get?
- The carpenters
The carpenters cut the beam. Half of the cut pieces were 1 meter long, a quarter of the pieces were two meters long and the remaining 8 meters of the beam were cut into two equal parts. - What was the length of the original beam? - What part of the origin
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