Worksheet: Dividing Positive and Negative Fractions

In this worksheet, we will practice dividing positive and negative fractions and mixed numbers in given numerical or algebraic expressions.

Q1:

Calculate 2 3 ÷ 3 4 . Give your answer in its simplest form.

  • A 1 1 8
  • B 1 2
  • C 1
  • D 8 9
  • E 5 7

Q2:

Calculate 1 3 5 ÷ 4 5 ÷ 5 7 8 . Give your answer in its simplest form.

  • A 7 1 3 2 5
  • B 1 1 3 4
  • C 2 5 6 1 1 7 5
  • D 1 6 4 7

Q3:

Which of the following division expressions has a quotient of 1 1 3 ?

  • A 9 2 7 ÷ 3 4 5
  • B 6 5 9 ÷ 2 8 9
  • C 8 1 4 ÷ 9 6 7
  • D 4 2 3 ÷ 3 1 2
  • E 9 3 5 ÷ 2 1 6

Q4:

Which of the following numbers gives a result less than 1 2 when divided by 1 2 ?

  • A 1 5 1 7
  • B 1 4
  • C 1 2
  • D 4 1 7
  • E 5 8

Q5:

David cuts 1 1 2 m e l o n s into portions, each of which is 3 8 of a whole melon. How many portions does he get?

Q6:

Evaluate 6 ÷ 3 8 giving the answer in its simplest form.

  • A 1 4
  • B 9 8
  • C 1 1 6
  • D 1 6
  • E 4

Q7:

Evaluate 5 2 ÷ 2 3 .

  • A 1 5 4
  • B 5 3
  • C 4 1 5
  • D 1 5 4
  • E 3 5

Q8:

Evaluate 5 3 ÷ 7 giving the answer in its simplest form.

  • A 5 2 1
  • B 4
  • C 5 7
  • D 5 2 1
  • E 8 7

Q9:

Calculate 3 4 ÷ 7 8 . Give your answer in its simplest form.

  • A 1 1 6
  • B 2 1 3 2
  • C 1
  • D 6 7
  • E 5 6

Q10:

Calculate 1 1 2 ÷ 3 4 . Give your answer in its simplest form.

  • A 9
  • B 1 1 6
  • C 1 3
  • D 1 9
  • E 1 4

Q11:

Calculate 4 9 ÷ 7 9 . Give your answer in its simplest form.

  • A 1 3 4
  • B 2 8 8 1
  • C 1 3 1 6
  • D 4 7
  • E 1 1 1 8

Q12:

Calculate 2 5 ÷ 4 7 . Give your answer in its simplest form.

  • A 1 3 7
  • B 8 3 5
  • C 1
  • D 7 1 0
  • E 1 2

Q13:

Calculate 3 1 3 ÷ 4 ÷ 1 9 . Give your answer in its simplest form.

  • A 1 1 3 2 7
  • B 5 5 4
  • C120
  • D 7 1 2

Q14:

Calculate 3 3 8 ÷ 3 1 1 ÷ 9 . Give your answer in its simplest form.

  • A 8 2 5 8 8
  • B 1 1 1 3 8
  • C 9 8 8
  • D 1 3 8

Q15:

Calculate 2 ÷ 1 1 1 2 1 ÷ 1 4 5 . Give your answer in its simplest form.

  • A 5 1 7 3 5
  • B 2 2 9 8 0
  • C 1 1 3 1 1 8 9
  • D 3 5 4 8

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