SSAT Middle Level Math : How to divide fractions

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Middle Level Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #30 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

Tom has  gallons of soda. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can he fill? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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Example Question #31 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

Tom has  gallons of soda. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can he fill? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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Example Question #32 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

John has  gallons of soda. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can he fill? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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Example Question #33 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

John has  gallons of soda. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can he fill? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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Example Question #34 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

Steve has  gallons of soda. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can he fill? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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Example Question #35 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

Steve has  gallon of soda. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can he fill? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  whole? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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Example Question #36 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

Brian has  gallons of soda. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can he fill? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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Example Question #37 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

Brian has  gallons of soda. Each glass holds  of a gallon. How many glasses can he fill? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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Example Question #38 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

Kate has  gallons of water. Each water bottle holds  of a gallon. How many water bottles can she fill? 

 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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Example Question #39 : Interpret Division Of A Whole Number By A Unit Fraction: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7b

Kate has  gallons of water. Each water bottle holds  of a gallon. How many water bottles can she fill? 

 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Think: How many s are in  wholes? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

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