## Division word problem3

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Question:

Mrs.Mathew divided ¾ kg of grapes equally among 6 children. How many kilograms of grapes did each child get?

Basic idea:

In this problem Mrs.Mathew is going to divided ¾ kg of grapes equally among 6 children. Now we need to find how many kilograms of grapes did each child get.To solve this problem we have to use the concept division.Because we are distributing the grapes.We have to divide the original quantity of grapes by no of persons.Here the original quantity of grapes is ¾ kg and number of person to be divided is 6.If we divide this we will get the quantity of grapes that each child is getting.

Solution:

Quantity of grapes that Mrs.Mathew had =  3/4 kg

Number of children is be divided = 6

Quantity of grapes that

each children get        = (original quantity of grapes)/(Number of children)

= (3/4) ÷ 6

Now we are going to change this division as multiplication.So that we have to write the second fraction as its reciprocal.The first fraction will be as it is.

= (3/4) x (1/6)

= (3x1)/(4x6)

Numbers 3 in the numerator and 6 in the denominator can be simplified using 3 times table .So that we will get

= 1/(4x2)

= 1/8 kg

So the final answer is 1/8 kg

That is each child will get 1/8 kg of grapes .

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