Dividing fractions word problems

Practice solving word problems by dividing fractions by fractions.


Diana is painting statues. She has start fraction, 7, divided by, 8, end fraction of a gallon of paint remaining. Each statue requires start fraction, 1, divided by, 16, end fraction of a gallon of paint.
How many statues can she paint?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, p, i or 2, slash, 3, space, p, i