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Common Core For Grade 5

Divide Unit Fractions by Whole Numbers (5nf7a)

Divide Fraction Word Problems (5nf7c)

Videos, examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 5 students learn to apply and extend previous understandings of division to divide unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions.

A. Interpret division of a unit fraction by a non-zero whole number, and compute such quotients.*For example, create a story context for (1/3) ÷ 4, and use a visual fraction model to show the quotient. Use the relationship between multiplication and division to explain that (1/3) ÷ 4 = 1/12 because (1/12) × 4 = 1/3*.

**B. Interpret division of a whole number by a unit fraction, and compute such quotients.***For example, create a story context for 4 ÷ (1/5), and use a visual fraction model to show the quotient. Use the relationship between multiplication and division to explain that 4 ÷ (1/5) = 20 because 20 × (1/5) = 4*.

C. Solve real world problems involving division of unit fractions by non-zero whole numbers and division of whole numbers by unit fractions, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem* For example, how much chocolate will each person get if 3 people share 1/2 lb of chocolate equally? How many 1/3-cup servings are in 2 cups of raisins?*

Common Core: 5.NF.7b

### Suggested Learning Targets

**Dividing Whole Numbers by Unit Fractions: 5.NF.7b**

Examples:

Kara is putting sugar in a container. The container holds five cups of sugar. The scoop she is using to transfer the sugar holds 1/3 of a cup. How many scoops will she need to fill the container?

**5.NF.7b dividing whole number by fraction**

Example:

Madison has 4 storage boxes. Each storage box has partitions that each take up 1/3 of the box. How many total partitions are there in the storage boxes?**5 NF 7B Grade 6**

Example:

There are four shipments of gas cans to auto supply stores. If each store received 1/10 shipment, how many stores in all?

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for Grade 5

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for all Grades

More Lessons for Grade 5

Common Core For Grade 5

Divide Unit Fractions by Whole Numbers (5nf7a)

Divide Fraction Word Problems (5nf7c)

Videos, examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 5 students learn to apply and extend previous understandings of division to divide unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions.

A. Interpret division of a unit fraction by a non-zero whole number, and compute such quotients.

C. Solve real world problems involving division of unit fractions by non-zero whole numbers and division of whole numbers by unit fractions, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem

Common Core: 5.NF.7b

- I can create story contexts for problems involving division of a fraction.
- I can solve problems involving division of fractions.
- I can explain or illustrate my solution using fraction models or equations.

Examples:

Kara is putting sugar in a container. The container holds five cups of sugar. The scoop she is using to transfer the sugar holds 1/3 of a cup. How many scoops will she need to fill the container?

Example:

Madison has 4 storage boxes. Each storage box has partitions that each take up 1/3 of the box. How many total partitions are there in the storage boxes?

Example:

There are four shipments of gas cans to auto supply stores. If each store received 1/10 shipment, how many stores in all?

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