Dividing Whole Numbers by Unit fraction

Dividing Unit Fractions by a Non-Zero Whole Number

Divide Whole Numbers and Unit Fractions

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100

12 ÷ 1/2

24

100

1/2 ÷ 2

1/4

100

5÷ 1/2

10

100

Cynthia has a piece of wood that is 6 feet long. She cuts it into 1/2 foot pieces. How many pieces does she have?

12 pieces of wood

100

A baker has 10 cups of flour. He sets 3 cups of flour aside and uses the rest for a cookie recipe that calls for 1/2 of flour. How many batches of cookies can the. baker make?

14 batches of cookies. 10-3=7. 7 cups divided by 1/2 cup = 14.

200

7÷1/5

35

200

1/5 ÷ 3

1/15

200

4 ÷ 1/2

8

200

Daniel used 1/2 of a package of cornbread mix. He will use the equal parts of the leftovers to make 5 batches of cornbread. What fraction of the original package will he use for each batch?

She will use 1/10 of the original package

200

Alex is cutting a board into 1/5 yard pieces. If the board is 4 yards long, how many pieces can Alex cut? Write the equation and solve.

4 ÷ 1/5 = 20

300

6÷1/6

36

300

1/8 ÷ 2

1/16

300

1/3 ÷ 3

1/9

300

Alex, Jamie, and Logan equally share a 1/3 of a piece of pie. What fraction of the original pie did each of them get?

1/9

300

Liz has 4 pounds of potting soil. She is putting 1/3 of the soil in each flowerpot. How many flowerpots can she fill with soil?

12 flowerpots. 4÷1/3= 12

400

4÷1/3

12

400

1/6 ÷5

1/30

400

1/4 ÷ 7

1/28

400

Cecil and three friends ran a 15 mile relay race. Each friend ran an equal distance. How many miles did each person run?

15÷ 4= 3 3/4

400

One half of cantaloupe was shared equally among 3 people. What fraction of the whole cantaloupe did each person get?

1/6 og the whole cantaloupe. 1/2 ÷ 3=1/6

500

2 ÷ 1/4

8

500

1/6 ÷4

1/24

500

6 ÷ 1/8

48

500

Mrs. Webster wants to divide 6 pints of water into 1/3 pint servings. How many servings are possible?

18 servings. 6÷ 1/3 =18

500

A farmer owns 15 acres of land. He plans to use 6 acres for an entrance into the farm and splits the remaining lang into 1/3 acre lots. How many 1/3 acre lots will he have?

He will have 27 lots that are 1/3 acres. 15-6= 9. 9÷ 1/3=27