Worksheet: Estimating Quotients of Fractions

In this worksheet, we will practice estimating quotients of fractions and mixed numbers by rounding them to the nearest half or whole.

Q1:

Estimate 56÷78 by rounding each fraction to the nearest half.

  • A2
  • B 1 2
  • C0
  • D1

Q2:

If we estimate fractions by rounding to the nearest half, which of the following pairs of fractions have an estimated difference of 12 and an estimated product of 12?

  • A 1 3 , 1 6
  • B 1 0 1 1 , 1 1 0
  • C 9 1 1 , 4 9
  • D 1 8 , 6 7
  • E 1 1 0 , 1 3

Q3:

Estimate 25÷512 by rounding each fraction to the nearest half.

  • A2
  • B0
  • C 1 2
  • D1

Q4:

Estimate 35÷23 by rounding each fraction to the nearest half.

  • A2
  • B0
  • C 1 2
  • D1

Q5:

Estimate 711÷37 by rounding each fraction to the nearest half.

  • A2
  • B0
  • C 1 2
  • D1

Q6:

12 pounds of oatmeal are going to be packaged in bags that hold 359 pounds each. By rounding to whole numbers, estimate the number of bags that will be used.

  • A48
  • B3
  • C4
  • D2
  • E16

Q7:

By rounding each term to a whole number, estimate 545÷212.

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