How to Divide Fractions: Whole & Mixed Numbers

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What is the first step when dividing fractions involving whole numbers or mixed fractions?

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1. What is the second step when dividing fractions?

2. Solve: 2 ½ ÷ 5

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability in dividing fractions involving whole numbers or mixed fractions with this quiz/worksheet combo. You will be asked questions about the steps and asked to solve problems using the steps.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your ability to:

  • Determine the first step when dividing fractions involving whole numbers or mixed fractions
  • Identify the second step when dividing fractions
  • Divide fractions by whole numbers
  • Divide a fraction by a mixed number
  • Divide numbers with decimals

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained on the steps involved in dividing fractions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of dividing a fraction by a whole number to answer questions
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems that require dividing a fraction by a mixed number

Additional Learning

To learn more about dividing fractions, review the accompanying lesson called How to Divide Fractions: Whole & Mixed Numbers. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Dividing fractions with whole numbers
  • Examples of dividing fractions with mixed fractions
  • Reciprocals
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