DIVIDING FRACTIONS

PROBLEMS (2)

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16.  Express each quotient as a fraction.

 1.    a)  3 ÷ 4 = 34 18.   b)  5 ÷ 8 = 58 18.   c)  10 ÷ 12 = 56
 17.   a) 89 ÷ 49 = 2 b) 58 ÷ 78 = 57 c) 58 ÷ 28 = 2½ 17.   d) 37 ÷ 67 = 12 e) 6 11 ÷ 9 11 = 23 f) 2021 ÷ 8 21 = 2½
 18.   a) 34 ÷ 75 = 1528 b) 35 ÷ 23 = 9 10 18.   c) 29 ÷ 3 11 = 2227 d) 45 ÷ 3 15 = 4 18.   e) 56 ÷ 89 = 1516 f) 4 15 ÷ 9 10 = 8 27 18.   g) 58 ÷ 1112 = 1522 h) 34 ÷ 12 = 1½ 19.   a) 13 ÷ 2 = 16 b) 2 ÷ 13 = 6 4.    c) 25 ÷ 3 = 2 15 d) 3 ÷ 25 = 7½ 10.   a) 1½ ÷ 2¼ = 23 b) 6 ÷ = 2¼

11.  Invert the divisor and multiply.

 6.   a) 30 ÷ 34 = 40 b) 500 ÷ 23 = 750 6.    c) 360 ÷ 45 = 450 d) 140 ÷ 79 = 180

12.  A bottle of medicine contains 8 oz.  Each dose of the medicine is

 12 23 oz.  How many doses are in the bottle?  12

13.  If a box of cereal holds 28 ounces, then how many servings will
13.  there be if each serving is 3½ ounces?  8

14.  You are planning a party.  Your punchbowl holds 12 quarts.  The

 14.   ladle holds 34 cup.  How many drinks will you be able to serve?

14.  (In division, the units must be the same.  1 quart = 4 cups.)  64

15.  Summary.  Distinguish the following.

 15.   a) 38 + 49 = 5972 b) 38 × 49 = 16 c) 38 ÷ 49 = 2732
 15.   d)  3 58 = 29 8 e)  3 × 58 = 15 8 = 1 78

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