# Fraction Division Word Problems Problems

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### #1 of 8:Mild

Fraction division word problems

<p>Danielle made `2/3` of a quart of onion dip for a party. She divided the dip into small individual cups that each hold `1/12` of a quart of the dip. </p><p>How many individual cups will Danielle be able to make? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, fraction, or exact decimal. </highlight> </p>

### #2 of 8:Medium

Fraction division word problems

<p>A `14`-mile stretch of highway is undergoing repairs. Each week, transportation workers can repair a stretch of highway that is `7/8` miles long. </p><p>How many weeks will it take to repair this entire stretch of highway? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, fraction, or exact decimal. </highlight> </p>

### #3 of 8:Medium

Fraction division word problems

<p>For Jackie's birthday party, her mother made `1 4/5` pounds of playdough for the children to make animals with. She set out `3/10` of a pound of playdough for each child. </p><p>How many children did Jackie's mother prepare the playdough for? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, fraction, or exact decimal. </highlight> </p>

### #4 of 8:Medium

Fraction division word problems

<p>Alison bought a bag of bird seeds that weighs `7 1/2` pounds. Each week she adds `3/4` of a pound of seeds to her bird feeder. </p><p>How many weeks will the bag of bird seeds that Alison bought last? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, fraction, or exact decimal. </highlight> </p>

### #5 of 8:Medium

Fraction division word problems

<p>A road crew has a `5 1/4` mile section of road to repair. They have divided the road into sections that are each `7/8` of a mile.</p><p>How many sections are there for the crew to repair? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, fraction, or exact decimal. </highlight> </p>

### #6 of 8:Spicy

Fraction division word problems

<p>A community swimming pool is open for `7 1/2` hours each day. There is `1` lifeguard on duty at the pool at all times. Each lifeguard's shift is `1 1/4` hours long. </p><p>How many shifts are there each day for lifeguards at the pool? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, fraction, or exact decimal. </highlight> </p>

### #7 of 8:Spicy

Fraction division word problems

<p>Jack is redoing some wiring in his house. He had a `15 3/4` feet length of wire that he cut into pieces which each measured `2 5/8` feet. </p><p>How many pieces of wire did he cut? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, fraction, or exact decimal. </highlight> </p>

### #8 of 8:Spicy

Fraction division word problems

<p>Kenny has a bag of mulch that weighs `22 1/2` pounds. He plans to use `2 1/4` pounds of mulch in each of several flower beds he has planted around his house.</p><p>How many flower beds will this bag of mulch cover? <br><highlight data-color="#666" data-style="italic">Write your answer as a whole number, fraction, or exact decimal. </highlight> </p>

The fraction word problems are made up of a few phrases that describe a real-life scenario in which a mathematical computation using fraction formulae is utilized to solve a problem. Fraction division and fraction multiplication are the same things. This is due to the fact that fraction division is computed by reciprocating one of the fractions in the given equation.

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