Find the Reciprocal SURPRISE! Word Problems Dividing Fractions

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4
What is the reciprocal of: 1/4

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1
When we multiply any number by it's reciprocal, what is our answer?

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6 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?

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3/2
(5/12)÷ (5/18)

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

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

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2 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?

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1
(3/7)÷(6/14)

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1/155
What is the reciprocal of 155?

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How many six-sevenths can we fit into three-fifths?
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!

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4 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?

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8/3
(1/3)÷(1/8)

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1
What is the reciprocal of 1?

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

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6/7 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?

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16/15
16/21 ÷ 20/28

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

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Any 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?

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3/4 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?

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eight-fifths
How many four-sevenths can I fit into thirty-two thirty-fifths?

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