Dividing Fractions Worksheets

Dividing Fractions Worksheets

Welcome to our dividing fractions worksheets!

Understanding how to divide fractions can be challenging at first. However, the process is quite simple and makes more sense with practice. Dividing fractions involves flipping a fraction and multiplying. The dividing fractions worksheets below include printable instructions as well as practice.

Students will get practice dividing one fraction by another, one fraction by a whole number, and a whole number by a fraction. They will also practice dividing a mixed number by a fraction. We strongly encourage students to read through the instructional sheets before attempting any of the practice problems.

Make sure to check out our Simplifying Fractions Worksheets too!

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Fractions Anchor Charts

Below is a variety of printable dividing fractions instructions. We have explanations for dividing a mixed number by a fraction and a fraction by a whole number. We also have sheets that explain how to divide a whole number by a fraction and a fraction by a fraction. Scroll down for printable practice problems!

Dividing Fractions for Beginners (Printable PDFs)

In these dividing fractions worksheets, students will practice the mechanics of dividing fractions. We begin with multiplying by the reciprocal (i.e. change division to multiplication and flip the 2nd fraction). By the final worksheets you’ll be changing mixed numbers to improper fractions and whole numbers to fractions.

Dividing Fractions with Common and Unlike Denominators (Printable PDFs)

Here students will start by practicing cancelling. Once the second fraction is flipped there will be a number in the numerator of one fraction and denominator of the other. Students should recognize that they cancel each other out, making each problem easier to finish. By the final worksheet, very few numbers will cancel.

Dividing and Multiplying Fractions (Printable PDFs)

In these multiplying and dividing fractions worksheets, students will go back and forth between multiplying and dividing simple fractions. None of these worksheets include mixed numbers, and all of them include an answer key!