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Dividing Fractions & Mixed Numbers
Young scholars divide fractions by multiplying fractions by their reciprocals. For this fractions lesson, students listen to a lecture about dividing fractions. They work practice problems with the class, following teacher directions. Directions in the lesson require young scholars to multiply by the reciprocal to find the answer to the division problem.
4th - 6th Math 7 Views 17 Downloads
How on earth do you divide a fraction? This video answers that question in just over one minute. You'll learn that you don't actually divide fractions, but multiply them by their reciprocal. The entire procedure is explained in this homemade video.
1 min 5th - 7th Math 5 Views 13 Downloads
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Multiplying and dividing fractions can be simple! Help your students access these skills using this fractions worksheet, where they will first learn the steps by reading short informational text. The instructions are good, however the layout is slightly awkward.
4th - 7th Math 79 Views 449 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
MULTIPLYING AND DIVIDING FRACTIONS, TEACHER'S GUIDE (7, SAXON MATH, Pp. 25-28)
In this teacher's guide to the multiplying and dividing fractions worksheet, students learn that fractions are converted to decimals on a calculator. Students have guided practice multiplying a fraction by a whole number; multiplying a fraction by a fraction; and dividing fractions and mixed numbers, all on a calculator.
6th - 7th Math 35 Views 100 Downloads
Dividing fractions can be a daunting task for young mathematicians. This presentation does an excellent job of taking the mystery away from the process, and leads pupils through the steps in a clear, concise manner. Four examples are given, and the last slide offers some independent practice for students to try on their own.
4th - 6th Math 27 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Hey Good Lookin', Whatchya Got Cookin'?
What better way to explore working with fractions then by using them when cooking? In this instructional activity, students use video, the Internet, and real world, hands-on learning activities to enhance their understanding of multiplying and dividing fractions.
5th - 7th Math 41 Views 236 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
5th Grade: Dividing Fractions
This clip may be of some use, provided either as a tutorial for students or a methodology for a teacher. Dividing fractions is described and associated as flipping and dipping similar to rip and dip at Pizza Hut. Note: This video appears to be a student-teacher video probably made for learning purposes.
3 mins 5th - 7th Math 3 Views 1 Download
A simple problem-solving worksheet has scholars practice dividing fractions, then reducing to simplest terms. There are 18 questions on each of the two worksheets, and answers are provided for both. None of the fractions includes negative or mixed numbers in the original equation, however as learners simplify the answers, they are expected to use mixed numbers when possible.
3rd - 6th Math 49 Views 370 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How Do you Divide Fractions?
The concept of dividing fractions is explored in this video. The instructor answers the question of whether or not one always has to invert fractions when multiplying. The answer is no, and she goes on to explain when one has to invert fractions and when he doesn't.
4 mins 4th - 6th Math 3 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Divide Fractions - Problem Solving 6.4
Dividing fractions is a skill often used in the real world; Show your scholars how math can be applied in forestry through this word problems worksheet. Initial information gives students the necessary context to solve 5 scenario questions, each relating to trees planted in a forest.
4th - 6th Math 23 Views 224 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reciprocals are the method used for dividing fractions in this instructional session. A fraction is defined as being a division problem, and then the whole group works together to solve several problems. They check for the reasonableness of their answer using a short cut trick.
5th Math 4 Views 44 Downloads
Dividing fractions can be easily translated into multiplying with a simple reciprocal! Use this worksheet, which has clear step-by-step instructions, to help learners practice this simple skill using examples and guidance. Each step is written out for students in the examples, and then several more examples have learners filling in different parts of the equation.
4th - 7th Math 12 Views 124 Downloads
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Upper graders study fraction and mixed number division and also review fraction multiplication. In this fraction and mixed numbers lesson, learners work with the teacher in an oral problem solving method to multiply and divide fractions or mixed numbers.
4th - 6th Math 22 Views 227 Downloads