Whole Numbers (Integers)

Welcome to the Math Salamanders 5th Grade Dividing Fractions
by Whole Numbers sheets.

Here you will find a range of free printable sheets to help
your child learn to divide fractions by integers, or whole numbers.

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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
multiply and divide fractions. They are able to solve multi-step problems
involving whole numbers, fractions and decimals.

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In the UK, 5th Grade is equivalent to Year 6.

Here you will find support on how to divide one fraction by a whole number, 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 fractions, they should be confident with 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 a fraction by a whole number;
- apply their understanding of simplest form;
- convert an improper fraction to a mixed number.

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!

Frazer says "To divide a fraction by an integer, or whole numbers, follow these 4 easy steps."

Step 1

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

If any of the fractions are mixed fractions (or mixed numbers), then first convert them into improper fractions.

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).

**
Example 1)
3
4
÷ 6
**

Step 1)

3 4 ÷ 6 = 3 4 ÷ 6 1

Steps 2 & 3

3 4 ÷ 6 1 = 3 4 x 1 6 = 3 24

Steps 4)

Answer in simplest form is 1 8

**
Example 2) 2
2
3
÷ 7
**

Step 1)

2 2 3 ÷ 7 = 8 3 ÷ 7 1

Steps 2 & 3

8 3 ÷ 7 1 = 8 3 x 1 7 = 8 21

Steps 4)

This answer is already in simplest form 8 21

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.

Here you will find a selection of Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand how to divide mixed fractions.

Once your child has mastered how to divide fractions, they are ready to learn to divide mixed fractions.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- divide a fraction by a mixed number;
- divide a mixed number by a fraction;
- divide two mixed 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.

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.

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