SSAT Middle Level Math : Fractions

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Example Questions

Example Question #41 : Fractions

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To divide fractions, we multiply by the reciprocal. In order to find the reciprocal, we simply flip the fraction over. The numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator. 

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Example Question #42 : Fractions

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To divide fractions, we multiply by the reciprocal. In order to find the reciprocal, we simply flip the fraction over. The numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator. 

Example Question #43 : Fractions

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To divide fractions, we multiply by the reciprocal. In order to find the reciprocal, we simply flip the fraction over. The numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator. 

Example Question #411 : Fractions

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To divide fractions, we multiply by the reciprocal. In order to find the reciprocal, we simply flip the fraction over. The numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator. 

Example Question #412 : Fractions

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To divide fractions, we multiply by the reciprocal. In order to find the reciprocal, we simply flip the fraction over. The numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator. 

Example Question #413 : Fractions

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To divide fractions, we multiply by the reciprocal. In order to find the reciprocal, we simply flip the fraction over. The numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator. 

Example Question #414 : Fractions

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To divide fractions, we multiply by the reciprocal. In order to find the reciprocal, we simply flip the fraction over. The numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator. 

Example Question #44 : Fractions

Simplify the expression.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

When dividing fractions you can simply mulitply the reciprocal of one of the fractions to the other. For example:

So we in the above case we took the reciprocal of 1/2 which is 2.

Example Question #2 : Solve Word Problems Involving Division Of Whole Numbers Leading To Answers In The Form Of Fractions Or Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.3

 people are sharing a  pound bag of peanuts. How much will each person get? Select the answer with the pair of numbers that the answer will be between. 

Possible Answers:

 and 

 and 

 and 

 and 

 and 

Correct answer:

 and 

Explanation:

We can think of this problem as an improper fraction and solve for the mixed number. 

 can go into  only  times with  left over. 

Example Question #3 : Solve Word Problems Involving Division Of Whole Numbers Leading To Answers In The Form Of Fractions Or Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.3

 people are sharing a   pound bag of peanuts. How much will each person get? Select the answer with the pair of numbers that the answer will be between. 

Possible Answers:

 and 

 and 

 and 

 and 

 and 

Correct answer:

 and 

Explanation:

We can think of this problem as an improper fraction and solve for the mixed number. 

 can go into  only  times with  left  over. 

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