Worksheet: Dividing Proper Fractions by Whole Numbers

In this worksheet, we will practice dividing proper fractions by whole numbers using equivalent fractions or multiplication and explaining the method using a model.

Q1:

Hannah has 7 9 of a pizza which she divides into two equally sized slices. What fraction of the original pizza is each slice?

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

Q2:

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

  • A 2 9
  • B 1 1 4
  • C 1 2
  • D 4 1 2
  • E 2

Q3:

What is 3 8 divided by 6?

  • A 4 9
  • B16
  • C 5 1 8
  • D 9 4
  • E 1 1 6

Q4:

A ribbon of length 7 1 0 m is cut into two equal parts as shown in the diagram.

Which of the following number sentences is NOT true?

  • A 7 1 0 ÷ 2 = 7 1 0 ÷ 2
  • B 7 1 0 ÷ 2 = 1 4 ÷ 2 2 0
  • C 7 1 0 ÷ 2 = 1 2 × 7 1 0
  • D 7 1 0 ÷ 2 = 7 1 0 × 2
  • E 7 1 0 ÷ 2 = 2 ÷ 7 1 0

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