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Dividing whole numbers by fractions: word problem (Full video)

Khan Academy

Supporting grades: 5

Description: This video shows how to solve a word problem by dividing a whole number by a fraction (in this case, 4 ÷ 1/5). Tracy is putting out decorative bowls of potpourri in each room of the hotel where she works. She wants to fill each bowl with 1/5 of a can of potpourri. If Tracy has 4 cans of potpourri, in how many rooms can she place a bowl of potpourri?

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