# Lesson 6 Division as an Unknown Factor

Let’s connect division equations to multiplication equations.

## Warm-up Notice and Wonder: Missing Numbers

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

## Activity 1 Equations about Onions

A farmer puts 14 onions into 2 bags, with the same number of onions in each bag.

Lin says the situation should be represented by the equation:

Mai says the situation should be represented by the equation:

Whose equation do you agree with? Be ready to explain your reasoning.

## Activity 2 At the Farmers’ Market

Complete each row. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.

situation | drawing or diagram | multiplication equation | division equation |
---|---|---|---|

Elena’s family buys 18 avocados at the farmers market. The avocados are in bags of 3 each. | |||

Andre sees 25 tomatoes. They are in 5 bunches. Each bunch has the same number of tomatoes. | |||

Lin orders 6 banana fritters. The fritters are served on 2 plates and each plate has the same number of fritters. | |||

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

There are 35 books on the bookcase. There are 7 books on each shelf. How many shelves are there? Explain how the equations