SSAT Elementary Level Math : How to divide

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Example Questions

Example Question #21 : How To Divide

Krissy has 55 bottles of soda. She sorts them into 5 groups. If each group has an equal number of bottles, how many bottles are in each group? 

Possible Answers:

13

10

5

8

11

Correct answer:

11

Explanation:

Because we are breaking the total number of bottles into smaller, equal groups, we need to divide!

Example Question #22 : How To Divide

Iggy is told to split his pile of dirty clothes into 4 equal groups. If Iggy has 60 total clothing items, how many clothing items will be in each group?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because Izzy is breaking his total number of dirty clothes into smaller, equal groups, we need to divide!

 

Example Question #23 : How To Divide

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 goes into    times. Therefore, the answer is 

Example Question #24 : How To Divide

Divide: 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 goes into   times.

 which is   less than .

Therefore, the answer is

( remainder )

Example Question #25 : How To Divide

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 goes into   times. The multiples of  are:

Example Question #26 : How To Divide

Divide: 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

goes into   times. The remainder will be because  which is  away from .

Example Question #27 : How To Divide

Jose has a box of marbles that weighs  ounces. On average, each marble weighs  ounces. How many marbles does the box contain?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

You have to divide the total weight of the box by the weight of each marble to find how many marbles are in the box:

Example Question #28 : How To Divide

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 goes into  times. 

, which is  away from , so the answer is

remainder

Example Question #29 : How To Divide

Penelope decides to break up her 75 dolls into 15 equal groups. How many dolls will be in each group?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because Penelope is breaking her total number of dolls into smaller, equal groups, we need to divide!

Example Question #30 : How To Divide

London wants to break her stamp collection up into 4 equal groups. She has a total of 124 stamps. How many stamps will be in each group?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because London is breaking her total number of stamps into smaller, equal groups, we need to divide!

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