Mathematics
Grade6
Easy

Question

Logan wants to fill 5 fraction numerator 1 over denominator 2 end fraction gallons of gasoline equally in 4 bottles. Find the number of gallons of gasoline each bottle contains.

  1. 2 fraction numerator 3 over denominator 8 end fraction gallons    
  2. 1 fraction numerator 3 over denominator 8 end fraction gallons    
  3. 2 fraction numerator 1 over denominator 8 end fraction gallons    
  4. 1 fraction numerator 1 over denominator 8 end fraction gallons    

Hint:

When we divide mixed fraction by a whole number, first we have to convert the mixed fraction into simple fraction.

The correct answer is: 1 fraction numerator 3 over denominator 8 end fraction gallons


    We have to given logan wants to fill 5 1 halfgallons of gasoline in 4 bottles
    So, Each bottle contains 5 fraction numerator 1 over denominator 2 end fraction divided by 4 gallons gasoline.
    5 fraction numerator 1 over denominator 2 end fraction divided by 4 equals fraction numerator 11 over denominator 2 end fraction cross times fraction numerator 1 over denominator 4 end fraction equals fraction numerator 11 over denominator 8 end fraction equals 1 fraction numerator 3 over denominator 8 end fraction gallons

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