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Dividing Fractions

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Chasiree Hanks

on 20 August 2014

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Transcript of Dividing Fractions

Dividing Fractions
Dividing Fractions Using an Algorithm
Always do these steps FIRST:
Make sure all whole numbers are written as fractions
Make sure all Mixed Numbers are written as Improper Fractions
Dividing Whole Numbers by Fractions
Divide Fractions by Whole Numbers
Dividing Fractions by Fractions
How do we divide fractions?
2 Methods:
- Visually
- Using an Algorithm
Dividing Mixed Numbers by Fractions
Important Vocabulary
Improper Fraction
What's an algorithm?
An algorithm is a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations
What does visually mean?
When we do math visually, we will draw a tape diagram so we can
what the problem and the answer
look like
through a picture
Mixed Number
Tape Diagram
Rule #1.
Keep the 1st fraction the same
Dividing Fractions Using an Algorithm
Rule #2.
Change division to multiplication
Dividing Fractions Using an Algorithm
Rule #3.
Write the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction
Dividing Mixed Numbers by Fractions
Dividing Whole Numbers By Fractions
Dividing Fractions by Fractions
Do you feel you can divide fractions?
What do you think is
most difficult about
dividing fractions?
What method do you prefer? Using the Standard Algorithm or Visually?
Dividing Mixed Numbers by Mixed Numbers
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