Worksheet

# Fraction Division Word Problems Worksheet

## 8 problems

Fractions are represented as a part of the whole. These are the numbers that are represented in the form of a/b, where a is the part of b. A fraction when divided by another fraction is actually multiplying the first one with the reciprocal of the second one.

Number System
6.NS.A.1

## Teaching Fraction Division Easily

• While dividing fractions with another fraction, the first fraction is taken as dividend and the other fraction is taken as divisor.

• Now, change the division sign into multiplication and then write down the reciprocal of the other fraction.

• Finally, find the product by multiplying the numerator and denominator by themselves.

Here is an example to solve a question on dividing fraction with another fraction. Let’s look at the given example mentioned below to understand more about dividing fractions and fractions.

Q: Divide 12/8 by 2/4.

Step 1: Take the dividend as fraction and whole number as divisor.

So,

12/8 / 2/4.

Step 2: Secondly,  change the division sign into multiplication and then write down the reciprocal of the whole number.

12 / 8 *...

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