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MULTIPLY AND DIVIDE FRACTIONS WORD-PROBLEMS CHAPTER 2 DIVIDING DeLila has 4 ½ pies to divide equally among 9 people. How much will each person get? ½ a pie MULTPLYING Catherine walks her dog 3/4 of a mile every day. How far does she walk each week? 5 ¼ miles MULTPLYING Frank wants to paint his bedroom wall that is 9 1/3 feet long and 8 1/8 feet wide. Find the area of the wall. 75 2 5/6 ft DIVIDING A cat eats 2/3 of a cup of food each day. How many days will a bag containing 16 cups of food last? 24 days MULTPLYING Shen is making mine-craft figures out of clay. Each figure needs 3/8 pound of clay. If he makes 12 figures, how much clay will he use? 4½ pounds DIVIDING Brenda ate 1/2 pint of mint chocolate chip ice cream. Mark ate 3/4 pint of malt ice cream. How many times more ice cream did Mark eat? 1 ½ more pints PROBLEM SOLVING QUESTION… • Jasmine biked 3/8 the distance from her school to her house. If she has 10 more miles to go, how many miles has she gone already? 1 2 3 So the first 3 pieces = 6 miles 2 2 2 2 The last 5 pieces = 10 miles 2