# Solve Problems Involving Fraction Division

Videos lessons to teach Grade 5 students how to solve problems involving fraction division, with examples and step-by-step solutions.

### New York State Common Core Math Grade 5, Module 4, Lesson 27

Common Core Standards: 5.OA.1, 5.NBT.7, 5.NF.7

Grade 5, Module 4, Lesson 27 worksheet

### Lesson 27 Concept Development

Problem 1
Mrs. Silverstein bought 3 mini cakes for a birthday party. She cut each cake into quarters, and plans to serve each guest 1 quarter of a cake. How many guests can she serve with all her cakes? Draw a model to support your response.

Problem 2
Mr. Pham has 1/4 pan of lasagna left in the refrigerator. He wants to cut the lasagna into equal slices so he can have it for dinner for 3 nights. How much lasagna will he eat each night? Draw a picture to support your response.

Problem 3
The perimeter of a square is 1/5 meter.
a. Find the length of each side in meters. Draw a picture to support your response.
b. How long is each side in centimeters?

Problem 4
A pallet holding 5 identical crates weighs 1/4 ton.
a. How many tons does each crate weigh? Draw a picture to support your response.
b. How many pounds does each crate weigh?

Problem 5
Faye has 5 pieces of ribbon each 1 yard long. She cuts each ribbon into sixths.
a. How many sixths will she have after cutting all the ribbons?
b. How long will each of the sixths be in inches?

#### Lesson 27 Homework

1. Kelvin ordered four pizzas for a birthday party. The pizzas were cut in eighths. How many slices were there? Draw a picture to support your response.
1. A pitcher of water contains 1/4 L water. The water is poured equally into 5 glasses.
a. How many liters of water are in each glass? Draw a picture to support your response.
b. Write the amount of water in each glass in milliliters.
1. A container is filled with blueberries. 1/6 of the blueberries are poured equally into two bowls.
a. What fraction of the blueberries is in each bowl?
b. If each bowl has 6 ounces of blueberries in it, how many ounces of blueberries were in the full container?
c. If 1/5 of the remaining blueberries are used to make muffins, how many pounds of blueberries are left in the container?

These videos show how to solve word problems involving fractional division and multiplication. Tape diagrams are used to help create solution expressions.

1. Kelvin ordered four pizzas for a birthday party. The pizzas were cut in eighths. How many slices were there? Draw a picture to support your response.

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