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This is one exciting tutorial. In it, we will understand that fractions can represent division (and the other way around). Then we will create fractions by dividing whole numbers and then start dividing the fractions themselves. We'll see that dividing by something is the exact same thing as multiplying by that thing's reciprocal! Common Core Standards: 5.NF.B.3, 5.NF.B.7, 5.NF.B.7a, 5.NF.B.7b, 5.NF.B.7c
Understanding the relationship between multiplication and division of fractions makes division a lot easier. Listen to this great explanation and you, too, will be an awesome fraction wizard!
We really slice and dice it for you in this video and give you an awesome explanation of the relationship between fractions, division, and mixed numbers.
Remember that a whole number is actually a fraction, too? In this video we'll look at dividing whole numbers as fractions and how that leads to fractional answers!
Understanding how an improper fraction is transformed into a mixed number using a number line.
You know how to divide whole numbers...you probably know how to divide fractions, but what about dividing whole numbers AND fractions? This word problem will give us a real life application
As you work this division word problem using whole numbers and fractions, don't forget to invert and multiply!
Dividing a whole number by a fraction? Turn the tables and multiply by the reciprocal of the fraction. Boom!
Dividing positive fractions with simplification