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Division in Word Problems

Division in Word Problems (Part 2)

Are you ready for the Quiz? Try These.

You might want to work these out in your notebook.

**1) John has 345 ounces of water. He puts the water into cups that each hold 8 ounces of water.**

How many cups does he need to hold the water?

(44 cups; you have to interpret the remainder so you don't leave any water behind)

How much water remains?

(1 ounce)

How many cups are full?

(43 cups)

**2) Lily has 723 inches of ribbon. Each craft she is making requires 10 inches of ribbon.**

How many craft projects can she make?

(She can make 72 complete projects. You do NOT have to interpret the remainder, because I cannot use the left over ribbon to make another craft)

How much ribbon is left over?

(3 inches)

**3) There are 137 students at Kyle's school. He decides to make cupcakes for every student. He can make 12 cupcakes with one pan.**

How many pans does Kyle need to make the cupcakes for the students?

(12 pans are need; you have to interpret the remainder so you don't forget anyone)

**4) It cost $250 for a new PS3 gaming system. Waldo gets an allowance of $20 a week.**

How many weeks does Waldo have to save in order to buy a PS3?

(He has to save for 13 weeks; you have to interpret the remainder because he won't have enough money after 12 weeks)

**5) The 5 elephants at the zoo eat 740 pounds of food.**

How much does each elephant eat if they all get the same amount of food?

(148 pounds of food for each elephant)

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