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Here you will find a range of free printable Fifth Grade Fractions sheets
about how to divide mixed fractions, including support sheets and
practice sheets which will help your child learn to divide mixed fractions
by other fractions.

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During Fifth Grade, children learn about factors and prime numbers. They build on their learning of long division
and can divide numbers up to 1000 by two digit numbers.
They are able to multiply decimals by whole numbers, and are able to work out powers of a number.

Children are able to add and subtract fractions, decimals and mixed numbers, and learn to
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involving whole numbers, fractions and decimals.

These free printable Fifth Grade Math Games, and other Math Worksheets for fifth grade
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In the UK, 5th Grade is equivalent to Year 6.

Dividing Mixed Fractions

Here you will find support on how to divide mixed fractions, and also some practice worksheets designed to help your child master this skill.

The sheets are carefully graded so that the easiest sheets come first, and the most difficult sheet is the last one.

Before your child tackles dividing mixed fractions, they should be confident with dividing and multiplying fractions, and also converting mixed fractions to improper fractions and reducing fractions to simplest form.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- divide one mixed fraction by another;
- dividing an integer by a mixed fraction;
- dividing a mixed fraction by an integer;
- apply their understanding of simplest form;

All the Printable Fraction sheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Fifth Grade.

Dividing Fractions Calculator

If you want to divide fractions, you can use the calculator below.

To enter a fraction, you have to enter the numerator followed by '/' followed by the denominator. E.g. 4/5 or 23/7

To enter a mixed fraction, first type the whole number followed by space followed by the numerator followed by '/' followed by the denominator. E.g. 3 1/4 (3 and a quarter).

This calculator will work out Fraction1 ÷ Fraction2.

If you need support to find out how to divide fractions, there is more help further down this page!

How to Divide Mixed Fractions Support

Frazer says "To divide a mixed fraction by another fraction, follow these four easy steps..."

Step 1

Change the whole number to a fraction by putting it over a denominator of 1.

Convert any mixed fractions into improper fractions. Any integers (whole numbers) should be written as fractions with a denominator of 1.

Step 2

Swap the numerator and denominator of the dividend fraction (the fraction after the ÷ sign) and change the operand to a 'x' instead of a '÷'

Step 3

Multiply the numerators of the fractions together, and the denominators of the fractions together. This will give you the answer.

Step 4 (Optional)

You may want to convert the fraction into its simplest form or convert it back to a mixed fraction (if it is an improper fraction).

How to Divide Mixed Fractions Printable Sheet

Examples

**
Example 1) 3
1
3
÷ 1
5
6
**

Step 1)

3 1 3 ÷ 1 5 6 = 10 3 ÷ 11 6

Step 2

10 3 ÷ 11 6 = 10 3 x 6 11

Step 3

10 3 x 6 11 = 60 33

Steps 4)

Answer in simplest form is 20 11 or 1 9 11

**
Example 2) 4 ÷ 2
1
3
**

Step 1)

4 ÷ 2 1 3 = 4 1 ÷ 7 3

Step 2

4 1 ÷ 7 3 = 4 1 x 3 7

Step 3

4 1 x 3 7 = 12 7

Steps 4)

This answer is already in simplest form 12 7 or 1 5 7

Dividing Mixed Fractions Worksheets

How to Divide Fractions by Fractions Worksheets

Here you will find a selection of Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand how to divide a fraction by another fraction.

You will also find a printable resource sheet and some practice sheets which will help you understand and practice this math skill.

All the free Math sheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Grade 5.

Dividing Fractions by Whole Numbers

Here you will find a selection of Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand how to divide fractions by integers or whole numbers.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- divide a fraction by a whole number;

All the Printable Fractions worksheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Fifth Grade.

Converting Improper Fractions

Here you will find a selection of Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand how to convert an improper fraction to a mixed number.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- convert an improper fraction to a mixed number;
- convert a mixed number to an improper fraction.

All the free printable Fraction worksheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks for 4th Grade.

How to Convert to Simplest Form

Here you will find a selection of Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand how to convert a fraction to its simplest form.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- develop an understanding of equivalent fractions;
- know when a fraction is in its simplest form;
- convert a fraction to its simplest form.

All the free Equivalent Fractions worksheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks for 4th Grade.

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