# Dividing whole numbers and fractions

5 videos

4 skills

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!

### Creating a fraction through division

VIDEO
2:45 minutes

Sal explains how 3 ÷ 2 is the same as 3 • 1/2, which is the same as 3/2.

### Fractions as division

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

Practice understanding that the fraction bar really means division.

### Dividing whole numbers by fractions: potpourri

VIDEO
2:32 minutes

Sal solves a word problem that involves dividing a whole number by a unit fraction.

### Dividing fractions by whole numbers: studying

VIDEO
2:35 minutes

Sal solves a word problem that involves dividing a unit fraction by a whole number.

### Dividing whole numbers & fractions: t-shirts

VIDEO
2:08 minutes

Dividing a whole number by a fraction? Turn the tables and multiply by the reciprocal of the fraction. Boom!

### Dividing unit fractions by whole numbers

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

Divide a unit fraction by a whole number.

### Dividing whole numbers by unit fractions 2

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

Practice dividing a whole number by a unit fraction.

### Divide fractions and whole numbers word problems

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

Solve and interpret division word problems that include whole numbers and fractions.