3.1 HW Dividing a Fraction by a Fraction Name:____________________________________Period:__

3.1 HW Dividing a Fraction by a Fraction
Name:____________________________________Period:__
1. A latte (LAH-tay) is the most popular drink at Antonio’s Coffee Shop. Antonio makes only one size of latte, and he
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uses 3 cup of milk in each drink. How many lattes can Antonio make with the amount of milk in containers (a) –(c)?
If there is a remainder, what does that mean?
7
5
a. 9 cup
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b. 6 cup
c. 33 cup
3
4
1
2
2. Write a story problem that can be solved using 1 ÷ . Explain how the calculation matches your story problem.
3. The Easy Baking Company makes muffins. They make several sizes, ranging from very small to very large. There
are 20 cups of flour in the packages of flour they buy. How many muffins can they make from a package of flour if
each muffin takes one of the following amounts of flour?
1
4
2
4
a. cup
3
4
b. cup
1
c. cup
2
d. 10 cup
7
e. 10 cup
1
f. 10 cup
2
g. 7 cup
6
h. 7 cup
1
2
i. 7 cup
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j. Explain how the answers for 20 ÷ 7, 20 ÷ 7, and 20 ÷ 7 are related. Show why this makes sense.
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In exercises 36-39, find two equivalent fractions. For example, 15 and 30 are equivalent fractions. One fraction
should have a numerator and denominator less than the one given. The other fraction should have a numerator and
denominator greater than the one given.
36.
4
6
37.
10
12
38.
12
9
39.
8
6
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