These division word problems are great for ages 9 and older who are looking to improve their dividing skills.
10 000 steps
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
2200 m
Make it easier and remove the zeros:
88 ÷ 4 = 22 Now add back the zeros = 2200
15
60 total tires ÷ 4 tires per car = 15 cars
60 ÷ 4 = 15
6 trucks
108 tires ÷ 18 wheels per truck = 6 trucks
108 ÷ 18 = 6
10
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
3
There are 12 months in a year.
36 ÷ 12 = 3
7
35 ÷ 5 = 7
$13
65 ÷ 5 = 13
50
First add both numbers together:
33 + 67 = 100
Then divide by 2:
100 ÷ 2 = 50
11
121 ÷ 11 = 11
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