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In this lesson, we will learn how to divide a unit fraction and a whole number by using the number line or models and use this to solve real-world problems.

Q1:

A car park that is 1 4 of an acre is to be divided into 9 equally sized areas. Determine the size of each area.

Q2:

Fares bought a dozen pens. He took of them and then divided the remaining pens equally among his two colleagues. What fraction of the dozen did each of his two colleagues receive?

Q3:

Two-thirds of a cake is divided equally into four pieces. The diagram shows this situation. The cake was divided first into three parts to identify two-thirds of the cake and then divided into four to get four pieces from the two-thirds.

How many fractional units are there after these two divisions?

How many units is one piece of cake?

What fraction, in its simplest form, of the cake is that?

Q4:

Karim devoted 1 4 of his day to study, exercise, play a video game, and surf the web. Given that he spent the same amount of time on each of these activities, what fraction of his day did he spend studying?

Q5:

How many quarters of an hour are there in 5 hours?

Q6:

What is 1 4 divided by 3?

Q7:

Half a liter of milk is poured equally into three mugs.

Use the diagram to find the quantity of milk in each mug.

Which of the following number sentences describes this situation?

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