Reciprocals

Dividing Whole Numbers by Fractions

Dividing Fractions

Dividing Whole Numbers by Mixed Numbers

Dividing Mixed Numbers

100

This is what you do to a number to find its reciprocal.

Flip the numerator and denominator

100

This is the quotient of 8 divided by 1/4.

32

100

This is the quotient of 3/4 divided by 3/8.

2

100

This is what you should do to mixed numbers when dividing fractions.

Change them to improper fractions

100

This is the quotient of 1 3/5 divided by 2 1/2.

16/25

200

This is the product of any number and its reciprocal.

1

200

This is the quotient of 11 divided by 3/4. DOUBLE POINTS IF YOUR ANSWER IS WRITTEN AS A MIXED NUMBER

14 2/3 or 44/3

200

This is the quotient of 4/5 divided by 2/3. DOUBLE POINTS IF YOUR ANSWER IS WRITTEN AS A MIXED NUMBER

1 1/5 or 6/5

200

This is the quotient of 50 divided by 1 2/3.

30

200

This is the quotient of 2 3/4 divided by 3 1/3.

33/40

300

This is the reciprocal of 12/17.

17/12

300

This is the number of 3/4 that are in 3 (in simplest form)

4

300

This is the number of 1/3 that are in 1/2. DOUBLE POINTS IF YOUR ANSWER IS WRITTEN AS A MIXED NUMBER

1 1/2 or 3/2

300

This is the quotient of 20 divided by 2 1/2.

8

300

This is the quotient of 15 1/2 divided by 3 2/3. DOUBLE POINTS IF YOUR ANSWER IS WRITTEN AS A MIXED NUMBER

2 9/11 OR 31/11

400

This is the reciprocal of 2 1/8

8/17

400

You have 3/5 of a pizza. You divide the remaining pizza into 3 equal slices. What fraction of the original pizza is each slice?

1/5

400

This is the number of 2/3 that are in 3/4. DOUBLE POINTS IF YOUR ANSWER IS WRITTEN AS A MIXED NUMBER

1 1/8 or 9/8

400

Thirty acres of land are to be divided into 1 1/2-acre lots. How many lots will there be total?

20

400

How many 1 1/4-inch books can fit on a 4 1/4-inch shelf? DOUBLE POINTS IF YOUR ANSWER IS WRITTEN AS A MIXED NUMBER

3 2/5 OR 17/5

500

This is the reciprocal of 121 8/9

9/1097

500

You have 3/8 of a cake. You divide the rest into four equal slices. What fractional part of the original cake is each slice now?

3/32

500

A baby alligator is 3/4 of a foot long. A baby gecko is 2/15 of a foot long. How many times longer is the alligator than the gecko? DOUBLE POINTS IF YOUR ANSWER IS WRITTEN AS A MIXED NUMBER

5 5/8 or 45/8

500

Kyra and her dad want to open a lemonade stand on their street. They have 10 cups of sugar. Each gallon of lemonade requires 1 1/4 cups of sugar. How many gallons of lemonade will Kyra and her dad be able to make?

8

500

How many 2 2/5 inch books can fit on a 7 3/5 inch shelf?

3 books (you cannot have a fraction of a book)

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