# SSAT Middle Level Math : How to divide fractions

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1423 : Common Core Math: Grade 5

Drew has  of peanuts that he wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of peanuts weigh?

Explanation:

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

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal.

### Example Question #1424 : Common Core Math: Grade 5

Tim has  of peanuts that he wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of peanuts weigh?

Explanation:

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

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal.

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

Megan has  gallons of milk. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can she fill?

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes?

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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

Kalea has  gallons of milk. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can she fill?

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes?

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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

Laura has  gallons of milk. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can she fill?

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes?

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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

Kara has  gallons of milk. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can she fill?

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes?

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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

Katie has  gallons of milk. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can she fill?

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes?

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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

Sarah has  gallons of milk. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can she fill?

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes?

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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

Sarah has  gallons of milk. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can she fill?

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes?

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

### Example Question #9 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

Kaitlyn has  gallons of milk. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can she fill?