Section A: Practice Problems Fractions as Quotients
We learned that there is a relationship between division and fractions.
We can see this relationship in diagrams, situations, and equations. This diagram represents 2 sandwiches being shared equally by 5 people. Each person will get
Problem 1 (Pre-Unit)
on the number line.
Explain or show why your point represents
Problem 2 (Pre-Unit)
Problem 3 (Pre-Unit)
Explain or show why
Problem 4 (Pre-Unit)
Each workbook is
Problem 5 (Pre-Unit)
There are 36 fish in 4 aquariums. There are the same number of fish in each aquarium. How many fish are in each aquarium? Show or explain your reasoning.
There are 24 dogs at a shelter. There are 4 times as many dogs as cats at the shelter. How many cats are there at the shelter? Show or explain your reasoning.
Problem 6 (Pre-Unit)
A bottle holds
Problem 7 (Pre-Unit)
Problem 8 (Lesson 1)
3 students equally share 18 sheets of construction paper for an art project. How many sheets of paper does each student get? Explain or show your reasoning.
3 students equally share 1 tube of glue for an art project. How much glue does each student get? Explain or show your reasoning.
Problem 9 (Lesson 2)
4 hikers equally share 3 liters of water. How many liters of water does each hiker drink? Explain or show your reasoning.
4 hikers equally share 5 liters of water. How many liters of water does each hiker drink? Explain or show your reasoning.
Problem 10 (Lesson 3)
Jada cuts an 11 inch strip of paper into 5 equal parts. How many inches long is each part?
Jada cuts a strip of paper into 5 equal parts. Each part is
inches long. How long was the strip of paper?
Problem 11 (Lesson 4)
Describe a situation that the diagram could represent.
Write an equation that represents the diagram and the situation.
Problem 12 (Lesson 5)
Decide whether each equation is true or false. Explain or show your reasoning.
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Problem 13 (Exploration)
Describe a situation in the classroom or at home where you share something equally with your classmates or family that results in fractional size parts.
Draw a picture to represent the situation.
Write a division equation to represent the situation.
Problem 14 (Exploration)
Elena is traveling to visit her grandparents who live 125 miles away.
Elena stops for lunch
of the way. How far has Elena traveled? Explain or show your reasoning.
Elena enters the city where her grandmother lives after 110 miles. Is she more or less than
of the way there? Explain or show your reasoning.
Problem 15 (Exploration)
Describe a situation that represents the equation
Draw a diagram to represent the situation.