# McGraw Hill Math Grade 5 Chapter 8 Lesson 1 Answer Key Interpreting Division of Fractions

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## McGraw-Hill Math Grade 5 Answer Key Chapter 8 Lesson 1 Interpreting Division of Fractions

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Question 1.
Joe has $$\frac{1}{2}$$ of a watermelon. He wants to give it to 5 friends and give each friend an equal amount. How much of the watermelon will each friend get?

Quantity of a watermelon each friend gets = 0.1.

Explanation:
Quantity of a watermelon Joe has = $$\frac{1}{2}$$.
Number of friends she gave it equally = 5.
Quantity of a watermelon each friend gets = Quantity of a watermelon Joe has Ã· Number of friends she gave it equally
= $$\frac{1}{2}$$ Ã· 5
= 0.5 Ã· 5
= 0.1 or $$\frac{1}{10}$$

Question 2.
Kay has $$\frac{1}{3}$$ of a pizza. She wants to give it to 4 friends and give each friend an equal amount. How much of the pizza will each friend get?

Quantity of a pizza Kay has = $$\frac{1}{3}$$
=Â  $$\frac{1}{3}$$ Ã· 4