Find the Reciprocal  SURPRISE!  Word Problems  Dividing Fractions 

1004
What is the reciprocal of:
1/4

1001
When we multiply any number by it's reciprocal, what is our answer?

1006 divided by 3/4 is equal to 8
You are going to a birthday party. You order 6 pints of ice cream for the party. If you serve 3/4 of a pint to each guest, how many guests can be served?

1003/2
(5/12)÷ (5/18)

2003/18 or 1/6
What is the reciprocal of 18/3?

200Multiplying by the reciprocal.
Dividing any number by a fraction is THE SAME AS?....(doing what other math action??)

2002 and 1/4 divided by 3/4 is equal to 3
Ms. Deb has 2 and 1/4 gallons of orange juice. It takes 3/4 of a gallon to fill one container. How many containers can she fill?

2001
(3/7)÷(6/14)

3001/155
What is the reciprocal of 155?

300How many sixsevenths can we fit into threefifths?
If you were to write out this expression using only words, what would you write?
3/5 ÷ 6/7
You don't have to solve! Just write out what it's asking for!

3004 new boas
Mr. Jeremy has 4 and 2/3 yards of material for a new feather boa. Each boa that he makes requires 1 and 1/6 yards of material. How many new boas will he be able to make with this material?

3008/3
(1/3)÷(1/8)

4001
What is the reciprocal of 1?

400How many one onehundredths can we fit into threetenths?
If you were to write out this expression using only words, what would you write?
3/10 ÷ 1/100

4006/7 divided by 6 is equal to 1/7 of a yard each.
Ms. Ellen is making a doghouse for her new puppy, an adorable greyhound. She has one piece of wood that is 6/7 of a yard long. She needs to cut it into 6 equal pieces. How long should she cut each piece?

40016/15
16/21 ÷ 20/28

5007xy/4x
What is the reciprocal of 
4x/7xy

500Any of the following:
"How many pieces can we fit into?"
"In"
"Divided equally..."
If you list, "of," you will automatically lose this question!
What key words or phrases can we look for in a word problem dealing with dividing fractions?

5003/4 divided by 2 is equal to 3/8 of the pizza.
At the end of the night, a pizza place had 3/4 of a pizza left over. The 2 employees each took home the same amount of leftover pizza. How much pizza did each employee take home?

500eightfifths
How many foursevenths can I fit into thirtytwo thirtyfifths?
