SSAT Middle Level Math : How to divide fractions

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Example Questions

Example Question #151 : How To Divide Fractions

Lauren 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 #152 : How To Divide Fractions

Lauren 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 #153 : How To Divide Fractions

Ashley 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 #154 : How To Divide Fractions

Ashley 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 #155 : How To Divide Fractions

Tracy 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 #156 : How To Divide Fractions

Tracy 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 #157 : How To Divide Fractions

Molly 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 #158 : How To Divide Fractions

Molly has  gallon 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  whole? 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal

 

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Example Question #159 : How To Divide Fractions

Kailynn 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 #160 : How To Divide Fractions

Kailynn 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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