# Division word problems for 4th grade

These division word problems are great for ages 9 and older who are looking to improve their dividing skills.

### Alex walks 70 000 steps in a week. What is the average number of steps per day that Alex walks?

10 000 steps

• Explanation

There are 7 days in a week. To make it easier, removes the zeros and add them later:
7 ÷ 7 = 1 now add back the zeros = 10 000

### The height of Mt Everest is 8800 m. If Mt Everest is 4 times higher than the height of Mt Townsend, how high is Mt Townsend?

2200 m

• Explanation

Make it easier and remove the zeros:
88 ÷ 4 = 22 Now add back the zeros = 2200

### There is a queue of 18-wheeler trucks stuck in traffic. If I could 108 truck tires, how many trucks are in the queue?

6 trucks

• Explanation

108 tires ÷ 18 wheels per truck = 6 trucks
108 ÷ 18 = 6

### A group of friends go horseback riding together. In the group, a total of 60 legs are counted (horses + people). How many people are in the group?

10

• Explanation

Horses have 4 legs and people have 2 legs. Therefore there are 6 legs per person horseback riding. 60 legs total ÷ 6 legs on horseback = 10 people

50

• Explanation