Dividing decimals is an essential skill for 6th grade students. One of the barriers students tend to face is determining which operation to use in a word problem. This practic...

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Divide decimals word problems

<p>A staircase climbs `7.2` feet. It is divided into `9` equal-sized steps. </p><p>What is the height of each step?</p>

Divide decimals word problems

<p>Ava bought `5` cups of mixed nuts. She divided them into bags for snacking. Each bag contained `0.25` cups. </p><p>How many bags of nuts did Ava fill?</p>

Divide decimals word problems

<p>Jessie films `2` short videos of her cat chasing a butterfly. The total length of the videos is `1.48` minutes. </p><p>What is the average length of each video?</p>

Divide decimals word problems

<p>A theater shows `7` previews before the movie starts. The previews last for a total of `15.75` minutes. </p><p>What is the average length of each preview?</p>

Divide decimals word problems

<p>The Avalon family is driving `119` miles to go camping. Their car gets an average of `17.5` miles per gallon. </p><p>How many gallons of gas will the trip take?</p>

Divide decimals word problems

<p>Abigail earned `$242` for working `27.5` hours. </p><p>How much does she earn per hour?</p>

Grade 6

Number System

6.NS.B.3