Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers - Quiz & Worksheet


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Susan purchased 9/10 of a pound of shrimp for a dinner party. Her plan is to serve 1/6 of a pound of shrimp to herself and each guest. Including herself, how many people can Susan serve at her dinner party? (Remember that you can't have a fraction of a person.)

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1. Scott has 5/6 of a pie that he wants to share equally among four of his friends. Considering that Scott will not have any pie himself, how much of the original pie will each of his friends get?

2. Divide 11 by 2 1/2.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo can be used to assess your understanding of dividing both mixed numbers and fractions. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include knowing when to flip fractions and how to convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your ability to:

  • Divide fractions by whole numbers
  • Divide fractions by fractions
  • Divide mixed numbers by whole numbers

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve fraction practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the steps necessary to divide whole numbers by fractions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer word problems about mixed numbers

Additional Learning

To learn more on this subject, review the corresponding lesson called Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Evaluate the four steps necessary to divide mixed numbers
  • Identify the three steps required for dividing fractions
  • See how to simplify fractions