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Ben Knight

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Dividing Fractions

Watch the attached video and then create a drawing that shows why "flip flop and multiply" works when dividing fractions. Use the problem below: Sarah has 3/4 m. of string that she needs to cut into 1/8 m. pieces. How many pieces can she cut? On the attached pages, please show the concept (drawing), followed by the procedural work, and then a final page that shows your understanding of the algorithm (division is equivalent to multiplication by the inverse). When you think you’ve got the concept, please complete level N.9 on IXL!

5th Grade, Math
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