Solving Division Word Problems


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Carly bought 200 tickets for the amusement park. if each ride takes 5 tickets, how many rides can she get on?

In this word problem, what is the dividend and why?

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What is the first step to solve this word problem?

Carly bought 200 tickets for the amusement park. if each ride takes 5 tickets, how many rides can she get on?


What is the division statement in the following word problem?

Ben, Ken and Jen had two turkey sandwiches to share. What portion of the sandwiches will each of the three friends get?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet take you on a journey through division word problems, gauging how well you understand various aspects of these types of problems as well as steps involving in solving them. Questions also give you an opportunity to test how well you understand division word problems by solving practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the quiz and worksheet to assess your ability to:

  • Identify the dividend of a division word problem
  • Determine the first step in a specific division word problem
  • Describe the division statement of a division word problem
  • Solve division word problems

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills using this worksheet and quiz:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve division word practice problems
  • Making connections - use your understanding of division word problems to describe the dividend in a problem
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the division statement and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson associated with this quiz and worksheet is called Solving Division Word Problems. Review this lesson to learn more about the following:

  • The definitions of division and the divisor
  • Steps involved in solving division word problems
  • How to solve a division word problem with no remainder
  • Steps for solving a division word problem with a remainder