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Interpreting Fractions as Division
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What you will learn from this videoWhat you will learn
- How to learn to interpret fractions as division.
- Divide smaller numbers by bigger ones.
- Interpreting fractions as division can help us go biking, make desserts, and help out at an animal shelter.
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Before Video
We can solve equal sharing problems using which operation?ANSWERDivision.
Eighths.
6.
Less.
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After Video
Write 4 ÷7 as a fraction.ANSWER[ggfrac]4/7[/ggfrac].
2 ÷3.
Fraction.
Numerator.
Denominator.
- Vocabulary
- Division DEFINE
A method of distributing a group of things into equal parts.
- Fraction DEFINE
A number in the form [ggfrac]a/b[/ggfrac] or a/b, where a and b are whole numbers.
- Numerator DEFINE
The whole amounts that are shared or divided.
- Denominator DEFINE
The number of equal parts or how many are sharing the whole.
- Equivalent Fraction DEFINE
Fractions with different numerators and denominators that name the same value.
- Remainder DEFINE
An amount leftover when one number is divided by another number.
- Division DEFINE
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- Practice Word Problems
- Practice Number Problems
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