Videos lessons to teach Grade 5 students how to solve problems involving fraction division, with examples and step-by-step solutions.
Common Core Standards: 5.OA.1, 5.NBT.7, 5.NF.7
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.
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.
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?
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?
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?
These videos show how to solve word problems involving fractional division and multiplication. Tape diagrams are used to help create solution expressions.
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