# SSAT Middle Level Math : How to divide fractions

## Example Questions

### Example Question #91 : Fractions

How many  servings are in  cups of sugar?

Explanation:

Because we want to know how many  servings are in  cups, we are dividing  by

Remember, whenever we divide by a fraction, we multiply by the reciprocal

### Example Question #2 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Sally has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh?

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal.

### Example Question #3 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Jessie has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh?

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal.

### Example Question #4 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Jessie has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh?

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal.

### Example Question #5 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Erica has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh?

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal.

### Example Question #6 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Sally has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh?

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal.

### Example Question #7 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Melissa has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh?

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal.

### Example Question #8 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Melissa has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh?

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal.

### Example Question #10 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Melissa has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh?

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal.

### Example Question #92 : Fractions

Erica has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh?