Videos and solutions to help Grade 6 students use visual models such as fraction bars and area models to show the division of fractions by fractions with common denominators and different denominators.

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### New York State Common Core Math Module 2, Grade 6, Lesson 4

Lesson 4 Student Outcomes

• Students use visual models such as fraction bars and area models to show the division of fractions by fractions with common denominators.

• Students make connections between visual models and multiplication of fractions.

Lesson 4 Classwork

Lesson 4 Opening Exercise

Write at least three equivalent fractions for each fraction below. Be sure to show how the two fractions are related.

a. 2/3

b. 10/12

Example 1

Molly purchased 11/8 cups of strawberries. She eats 2/8 in a serving. How many servings did Molly purchase?

Use a model to prove your answer.

Example 2

Now imagine that Molly’s friend Xavier purchased 11/8 cups of strawberries and that he eats 3/4 cup servings. How many servings has he purchased?

Use a model to prove your answer.

Example 3

Find the quotient: 3/4 ÷ 2/3. Use a model to show your answer.

Lesson 4 Exit Ticket

Draw a model to support your answer to the division questions.

1. 9/4 ÷ 3/8

2. 3/5 ÷ 2/3**Problem Set**

Calculate the quotient. If needed, draw a model.

1. 8/9 ÷ 4/9

2. 9/10 ÷ 4/10

3. 3/5 ÷ 1/3

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Related Topics:

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for Grade 6

Lesson Plans and Worksheets for all Grades

More Lessons for Grade 6

Common Core For Grade 6

• Students use visual models such as fraction bars and area models to show the division of fractions by fractions with common denominators.

• Students make connections between visual models and multiplication of fractions.

Lesson 4 Classwork

Lesson 4 Opening Exercise

Write at least three equivalent fractions for each fraction below. Be sure to show how the two fractions are related.

a. 2/3

b. 10/12

Example 1

Molly purchased 11/8 cups of strawberries. She eats 2/8 in a serving. How many servings did Molly purchase?

Use a model to prove your answer.

Example 2

Now imagine that Molly’s friend Xavier purchased 11/8 cups of strawberries and that he eats 3/4 cup servings. How many servings has he purchased?

Use a model to prove your answer.

Example 3

Find the quotient: 3/4 ÷ 2/3. Use a model to show your answer.

Draw a model to support your answer to the division questions.

1. 9/4 ÷ 3/8

2. 3/5 ÷ 2/3

Calculate the quotient. If needed, draw a model.

1. 8/9 ÷ 4/9

2. 9/10 ÷ 4/10

3. 3/5 ÷ 1/3

4. 3/4 ÷ 1/5 To subscribe to Volkertmath click here.

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