Compute Quotients of Fractions in Real-World Problems

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When dividing two fractions, it can be confusing to understand what it means. This video interprets the problem into a story to visualize what is dividing. It allows your learners to make sense of dividing one-half by three-fourths and why we get two-thirds. This video is fourth in a five-part series, use other videos in series for story models for other types of fractional division. The last video in the series connects models to fraction rules.  

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CCSS: Designed
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Pros

  • Visualizes division with fractions
  • Part of a beneficial series of videos demonstrating fractional division
Cons

  • Does not mathematically divide fractions
  • Doesn't connect dividing with multiplying by reciprocal
Common Core