Practice Exercises: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Directions: Perform the necessary operation in each exercise below. Be sure to simplify your result, if necessary. Click once in an ANSWER BOX and type in your answer; then click ENTER. After you click ENTER, a message will appear in the RESULTS BOX to indicate whether your answer is correct or incorrect. To start over, click CLEAR.
Note: To write the fraction three-fourths, enter 3/4 into the form. To write the mixed number four and two-thirds, enter 4, a space, and then 2/3 into the form.
1. | A baker uses 5/6 cups of flour to make a cake. How many cups of flour will he need to make 8 cakes? |
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8. | Bill drank 7/8 of a 12-ounce bottle of water. Kate drank 2/3 as much juice as Bill did. How many ounces of water did Kate drink? |
9. | Nathan has 6 and 2/3 centimeters of candy. He divides the candy into pieces that are 1 and 1/5 centimeters long. How many pieces of candy will he have? |
10. | A piece of string is 21 inches long. How many 3/4-inch pieces can be cut from it? |