### All Common Core: 6th Grade Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #81 : Grade 6

Hydraulic fracturing is a process used by gas companies to rupture and collects pockets of gas trapped within pockets of shale rock. A particular shale fracking site is in length and occupies an area of . How wide is this particular site?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

Reduce.

The width of the fracking site is

### Example Question #2 : The Number System

Hydraulic fracturing is a process used by gas companies to rupture and collects pockets of gas trapped within pockets of shale rock. A particular shale fracking site is in length and occupies an area of . How wide is this particular site?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

Reduce.

The width of the fracking site is

### Example Question #3 : The Number System

Hydraulic fracturing is a process used by gas companies to rupture and collects pockets of gas trapped within pockets of shale rock. A particular shale fracking site is in length and occupies an area of . How wide is this particular site?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

Reduce.

The width of the fracking site is

### Example Question #82 : Grade 6

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

Reduce.

The width of the fracking site is

### Example Question #2 : Interpret And Compute Quotients Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ns.A.1

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

Reduce.

The width of the fracking site is

### Example Question #3 : Interpret And Compute Quotients Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ns.A.1

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

Reduce.

The width of the fracking site is

### Example Question #7 : The Number System

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

Reduce.

The width of the fracking site is

### Example Question #1 : The Number System

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

The width of the fracking site is

### Example Question #1 : Interpret And Compute Quotients Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Ns.A.1

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

Reduce.

The width of the fracking site is

### Example Question #1 : The Number System

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

In order to solve this question, we need to first recall how to find the area of a rectangle.

Substitute in the given values in the equation and solve for .

Divide both sides by

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse or reciprocal.

Find the reciprocal of

Simplify and rewrite.

Multiply and solve.

Reduce.

The width of the fracking site is

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