Dividing Fractions Word Problems

You have 9/4 cup of jelly worms and a recipe that calls for 1/2 cup of jelly worms. How many batches of your recipe can you make?

Peter took a trip of 7 7/8 miles and used 3 1/2 gallons of gas . How many miles per gallon was used?

The Robinsons family drove for 4000 miles. This was 4/5 the distance the Jones family drove. How many miles did the Jones family drive?

3/4 of people use internet and 9/100 use library. How many times more people use internet

If Micheal spent 3/4 of his money to buy 5/6 of his building supplies. How much of his money will it take to finish the job?

Judy has 8 candy bars. She wants to give 1/3 of a candy bar to everyone in her class. Does she have enough for all 24 students?

There were 108 flowers. 4/9 of the flowers bloomed. How many did not bloom? How many did bloom?

A tailor needs 32/3 yards of material to make a suit. How many suits can she make from 22 yards of material?

Jill ate 3/17 pizza and Paul ate 1/2 pizza.

how many boards 4 5/8 in. wide will it take to cover a floor 222 in. wide?

Crystal had a bag of marbles. She gave 1/3 of them to Becky and 1/4 of them to Ben. Crystal had 24 marbles left. How many did she start with.

six students equally share 3/4 of a pizza.

Susie had 2/5 of a pie and what`s to split it between 2 friends how much pie will she have left?



Harmony and her 3 friends are each running an equal part of a 1 5/6 mile relay race. How far is each person running?


a medication order is for 2 1/4 of a drug to be given three times a day. you have 3/4 tabs in stock. how many tablets would you give with each dose?

16 pies were shared among women at a party. Each woman received 2/5 of a pie. How many women were there at the party

How many "quarterpounders" can be ade from 12 lb of ground beef?


I have 1/3 of a brownie. If 5/6 of a brownie fills one plate, how many plates can I fill?


louie spent 2/5 of his total savings of 500.00 to buy a gift for his mother. how much did louie spend on the gft

Lawrence owns 20 balls. Fourfifths of the balls are bigger than a baseball and half of those are soccer balls. How many soccer balls does Lawrence own?

Karen has 4 cups of flour. How many batches of cookies can she make if each batch takes 1/3 cup?


Marsha read 1/2 of a book. 3/4 of that reading was done at school. How much of the book did she read at school?

sammy had 4/4 boxes of pizza and another 4/4 boxes of pizza.

Bea can run 1/6 mile in 2 minutes. How long should it take her to run 2 miles?

A computaerized test allows 2/15 of an hour for each question before it automacatily moves on to the next question. If the test is 2 2/3 hours long, how many questions are on the test

if a puppet requires 3/4 yards of material, how many puppets can be made from 9 yards of material

John wants to make 6 window boxes. If each window box uses 2 1/4 ft of wood, how much wood does he need?

susie had 1 pan of brownies. Joey at 3/5 of the pan. Then Katie ate 1/4 of the brownies left. What fractional amount of the whole pan did katie eat?



A bullentin board is 56 inches wids and 36 inches high. How many 7/2 inch columns can be created?

I have 3/4 of a cake left after a part . I want to give each gues 1/6 of the cake. HOw many guests will get a piece?

3/4 of college students use the internet more than the library. 9/100 use the library more. How many times more students use the Internet?

The roll of wrapping paper is 20 feet long. If 3 boxes can be wrapped with 1/3/4 feet of wrapping paper, how many boxes can be wrapped completely using all 20 feet of wrapping paper?

my mom made 1 3\4 batch of cupcakes. My friend came over. I gave her 1\2 of the 1 3\4 batch

In Ron`s CD collection, 1/2 of the CD`s are rock and roll and 2/3 of those feature male lead singers. What fraction of Ron`s CD`s have rock and roll male lead singers?



Anna bought a strip of fabric 10 yd long. She needs a 1/13yd piece to make a pillow how many pillows can anna make







Alex won $1 000 000 in a lottery. After the federal tax, the provincial tax, the civic tax, and sharing with his wife, he got to keep 3/5 of 3/4 of 2/3 of 1/2 that amount. What is his share?

4 students are working on a 2yard mural. Each has already drawn on 3/10 of a yard. They have divided the rest of the mural equally. How long is each students remaining space on which to draw?


A farmer has 133 6/7 ft. of chicken wire. She wants to build a pen for her chickens so that each side is the same length. What will be the length of the side of the pentagonal pen for the chickens?

Norberto has 9/10 of a pizza. The pizza will be divided equally among 6 people. How much will each person get

How many pieces of wood each 7 1/2 inches long can be cut from a board that is 45 inches long?

a class of 3o kids is selling boxes of cookies, the class has to sell 45 boxes of cookies in order to go to the field trip how much does each kid have to sell?

Al runs 7/8 of a mile. Jill runs 2/5 of what al ran. How far did Jill run


George mowed his neighbor`s lawn and cut the shrubs. I took him 11/2 hour to do that. Today, he has to do at 3/4 of that time.

How many 3/4foot lengths are in a 2 1/2 foot long rope?

My mommy had 5/6 of a pie. She wants to split the pie into thirds. how many pieces of pir would she have then

Kirsten has 3/4 hour left to finish 5 math problems on the test. How much time does she have to spend on each problem?

A Farmer hauled in 120 bales of hay. Each of his cows ate 1 1/4 bales. How many cows did the farmer feed?

eight friends share 3 bags of toys



joe has 4 out of 10 candy canes and splits it with all his friends. how much would each friend get.
