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Examples and explanations abound! Sal takes viewers through the art (and shortcuts!) of dividing fractions. When he demonstrates multiplying fractions by their inverse, he clarifies why this is appropriate, since this is essentially what division has always been. All videos come with a module of sample problems for additional practice.
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.
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. An excellent PowerPoint!
Multiplying and dividing fractions can be simple! Help your learners 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. It would be more helpful if the fractions in the examples were written vertically, and you might want to save paper by consolidating the unneccessary gaps. Learners practice by solving 6 problems. Answers are provided.
Seventh graders practice dividing fractions. As a class, 7th graders review multiplication problems and then use a model for dividing whole numbers to discover how to divide fractions. After exploration, the teacher demonstrates the proper method for dividing fractions. Students discuss the definitions of mixed numbers, improper fractions and conversion of an improper fraction to a mixed number. They practice solving division problems involving fractions.
In this dividing fractions worksheet, students solve 10 different problems that include various fractions. First, they multiply the number by the reciprocal of the fraction shown. Then, students simplify the resulting fraction if possible. Finally, they check their answer by multiplying the result they got by the divisor.
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.
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. One question walks students through a solution, then asks them why it is incorrect. This may be inspiration to use math in a class gardening project!
Eighth graders multiply and divide fractions, decimals, percents, and exponents. In addition to working problems in standard notation, 8th graders solve problems by multiplying and dividing numbers in scientific notation. Afterward, students play a "Target Multiplication" game. They complete worksheets containing all types of problems discussed.