In this mathematics worksheet, 6th graders identify what the quotient looks like when they divide a smaller fraction by a larger fraction. They also write the reciprocal of each divisor and multiply when necessary.
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Dividing a Fraction by a Fraction
Young mathematicians have an understanding of dividing unit fractions by whole numbers and dividing whole numbers by unit fractions. The next step, which this lesson addresses, is to help them understand how to divide a fraction by a...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Hey Good Lookin', Whatchya Got Cookin'?
What better way to explore working with fractions then by using them when cooking? In this lesson, students use video, the Internet, and real world, hands-on learning activities to enhance their understanding of multiplying and dividing...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Modeling Division of Fractions
Provide a meaningful context for learning about the division of fractions with this upper-elementary math lesson. Presented with a simple, real-world problem, young mathematicians work in small groups to develop visual models that help...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Compute Quotients of Fractions in Real-World Problems
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...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed