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
Your teacher will give you a set of cards. Match each expression with a situation. Some expressions do not have a matching situation.
Answer each question. Be prepared to share your reasoning.
Activity 2 Division Story Situations
Choose one of the expressions from the card sort that didn’t have a match. Write a situation that matches the expression.
Trade situations with another group and answer their question.
Solve each problem. Write an equation showing your answer.
There are 4 liters of water. How many
liter bottles of water is that?
4 friends split
pound of dried fruit equally. How many pounds of fruit does each friend get?