Lesson 15 Fraction Division Situations

    • Let’s write division situations and solve problems involving division of whole numbers and unit fractions.

Warm-up Number Talk

Find the value of each expression mentally.

Activity 1 Card Sort: Fraction Division Problem Sort

  1. Your teacher will give you a set of cards. Match each expression with a situation. Some expressions do not have a matching situation.

  2. Answer each question. Be prepared to share your reasoning.

Activity 2 Division Story Situations

  1. Choose one of the expressions from the card sort that didn’t have a match. Write a situation that matches the expression.

  2. Trade situations with another group and answer their question.

Practice Problem

Problem 1

Solve each problem. Write an equation showing your answer.

  1. There are 4 liters of water. How many liter bottles of water is that?

  2. 4 friends split pound of dried fruit equally. How many pounds of fruit does each friend get?