# 6th Grade Math - Division and Reciprocal Multiplication

Updated: Aug 29, 2021

This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 6.3A:

recognize that dividing by a rational number and multiplying by its reciprocal result in equivalent values

## Instruction

It's a simple idea that revolutionizes math - multiplying by 1/2 is the same as dividing by 2.

## STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2021, this supporting standard has been tested once on the STAAR test. A video explaining the problem can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over this question, click __here__. The video below is linked to the question in the quiz as an answer explanation after the quiz is submitted.

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