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Unit 7: Lesson 3

Dividing unit fractions by whole numbers

Dividing unit fractions by whole numbers visually

Problem

The area of the entire figure is 1 unit.
Divide.
Use the area models below to help visualize start fraction, 1, divided by, 2, end fraction being divided by 6.
A square divided into 2 columns and 6 rows for a total of 12 cells. The top row is shaded blue. The left column is shaded purple. The cell in the top left corner is striped to show it is shaded both blue and purple.
start fraction, 1, divided by, 2, end fraction, divided by, 6, equals
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