Solving Word Problems with Algebraic Division Expressions


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Tony has a total of 16 pairs of pants. How many equal groups should Tony divide them into if he wants equal groups of 8?

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1. Sarah wants to split her paycheck in half so she can give some to her parents for their anniversary. If her paycheck is $450, how much does she give her parents?

2. What number do you divide 1 by to get to 0.25?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These tools will test you on topics such as division in the real world, the application of division, and the translation of word problems to algebraic expressions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More explicitly, you'll be asked about:

  • Division into equal groups
  • The components of algebraic division expressions
  • Solving for missing variables

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the structure of algebraic division expressions
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of division into equal groups
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve word problems using algebraic division expressions

Additional Learning

How much more can you learn about this material? Learn the answer to that question when you check out the video lesson, Solving Word Problems with Algebraic Division Expressions. This tutorial's goal is to strengthen your grasp on:

  • How you solve for division expressions
  • Problems that convert into division expressions
  • Examples of division expressions from word problems