Interpret Quotient of a Fractional Division Problem

Turn your math problems into a story that allows learners to understand the context of the question. The video explains why dividing by a fraction leads to a larger quotient and shares reasoning with a story. This can be a helpful way to understand dividing and provides strategies to tackle dividing in the future. This video is first in a series of five, use with other videos in the series for more practice creating story models. Last video in series connects stories to fraction division rule. 

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CCSS: Designed
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • Interprets division problem with story
  • Use with notes template as graphic organizer
  • Part of a beneficial series of videos demonstrating fractional division
Cons

  • Only explains problems, does not solve
  • Does not introduce mathematically how to divide with fractions
Common Core