# Common Core: 6th Grade Math : Interpret and Compute Quotients of Fractions: CCSS.Math.Content.6.NS.A.1

## Example Questions

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

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?

Explanation:

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

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?

Explanation:

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?

Explanation:

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 #61 : How To Divide Fractions

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?

Explanation:

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

Hydraulic fracturing is a process used by gas companies to rupture and collect 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?

Explanation:

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

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?

Explanation:

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

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?

Explanation:

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

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?

Explanation:

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 : 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?

Explanation:

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

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?

Explanation:

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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