Solving a Real-World Fraction Division Problem

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Solving a Real-World Fraction Division Problem

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Solving a Real-World Fraction Division Problem

A fifth-grade teacher poses a fraction division problem and challenges students to find different approaches to a solution. One student uses a number line; others use build-up strategies.

 

FEATURING: Brett Mosely, Fifth-Grade Teacher, Eliza Hart Spalding School of Math and Technology (ID)

SOURCE:  Doing What Works

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Mathematics
Standards for Mathematical Practice
Problem solving (MP1, MP6)
Modeling & using tools (MP4, MP5)
Standards for Mathematical Content
Number & Operations - Fractions
3–5
6–8