The purpose of this task is to have students think about the …

The purpose of this task is to have students think about the meaning of multiplying a number by a fraction, and to use this understanding of fraction multiplication to make sense of the commutative property of multiplication in the case of fractions.

This task gives students word problems with a given a set of …

This task gives students word problems with a given a set of a specified size and a specified number of subsets. The questions ask the student to find out the size of each of the subsets.

One common mistake students make when dividing fractions using visuals is the …

One common mistake students make when dividing fractions using visuals is the confusion between remainder and the fractional part of a mixed number answer.

In this activity, students make use of a visual representation for dividing …

In this activity, students make use of a visual representation for dividing fractions. They also discover the numerical algorithm used to divide fractions.

Practice dividing fractions by fractions. No negative numbers are used in this …

Practice dividing fractions by fractions. No negative numbers are used in this exercise. Students receive immediate feedback and have the opportunity to try questions repeatedly, watch a video or receive hints.

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What do you get when you divide 1/4 by 1/2? What does …

What do you get when you divide 1/4 by 1/2? What does your answer actually mean? Students continue building their skills and strategies in order to divide fractions by fractions.

Explains how one can divide a fraction by a fraction by inverting …

Explains how one can divide a fraction by a fraction by inverting the divisor and multiplying. [5:41]

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Presents a word problem that involves dividing a fraction by a whole …

Presents a word problem that involves dividing a fraction by a whole number. [2:34]

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Explore division by modeling problems and grouping with manipulatives. This video focuses …

Explore division by modeling problems and grouping with manipulatives. This video focuses on dividing whole numbers by unit fractions and modeling the problems with unit blocks.

This task requires students to recognize both "number of groups unknown" and …

This task requires students to recognize both "number of groups unknown" and "group size unknown" division problems in the context of a whole number divided by a unit fraction.

This task builds on a fifth grade fraction multiplication task and uses …

This task builds on a fifth grade fraction multiplication task and uses the identical context, but asks the corresponding ŇNumber of Groups UnknownÓ division problem.

This task builds on a fifth grade fraction multiplication task and uses …

This task builds on a fifth grade fraction multiplication task and uses the identical context, but asks the corresponding ŇNumber of Groups UnknownÓ division problem.

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