How Many Containers in One Cup / Cups in One Container?

This How Many Containers in One Cup / Cups in One Container? activity & project also includes:

The object is to model fraction division by asking “How many are in one group?” It is a difficult concept to understand, but developing the model that shows one cup to a certain amount of container or one container to a certain amount of cup will illustrate the desired unit amount. Reviewing how to compute quotients of fractions may be needed. A good word problem involving division of fractions by fractions.

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Pros

  • Involves division of fractions by fractions
  • Learner reasons which order one should use to divide when using fractions 
Cons

  • Additional practice needed to master how to order fractions in division problems
Common Core