Updated: Apr 22
This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 5.3J:
represent division of a unit fraction by a whole number and the division of a whole number by a unit fraction such as 1/3 ÷ 7 and 7 ÷ 1/3 using objects and pictorial models, including area models
Dividing fractions and whole numbers can be a tricky concept, as dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by a whole number. Pictorial representations help students understand the process.
Between 2016 and 2022, this supporting standard has been tested 3 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining each problem can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click here. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.
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