# Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

```Multiplying and Dividing Fractions &amp; Mixed Numbers
Question
A candy bar is 9/15 of an inch long. If it is
divided into pieces that are 1/5 of an inch
long, then how many pieces is that?
Justin gave 2/3 of his pizza to 8 friends who
shared the pizza equally. What fraction of the
original pizza did each friend get?
Marcy's garden is 3 and 4/5 meters long and 2
and 7/8 meters wide. What is the area of the
garden?
A chocolate bar is 11/12 of an inch long. If it
is divided into pieces that are 5/8 of an inch
long, then how many pieces is that?
A painter had a trough with 22 liters of paint.
If each bucket holds 2 and 3/4 liters, then how
many buckets of paint can be poured from the
trough?
Frank has 8 and 2/3 feet of rope. If he divides
the rope into pieces that are 1 and 4/9 feet
long, then how many pieces of rope will he
have?
Cathy's classroom has an area of 15 and 5/6
square feet. If the length is 8 and 3/4 feet,
then what is the width of her classroom?
Work Area—Box or Circle Final Answer
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions &amp; Mixed Numbers
EXAMPLE of how to multiply fractions with
cancelling common factors
2
5
&times;
3
8
8
3
&times;
3
56
35
70
&times;
42
55
1
6
&times;
3
7
16
50
&times;
25
64
2
&divide; 14
3
25 &divide;
5
8
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions &amp; Mixed Numbers
2
8
&divide;
3
9
5
5
&divide;
6
12
3
6
&divide;
11
11
24 &divide;
8
11
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