Common Core: 5th Grade Math : Interpret Division of a Unit Fraction by a Whole Number : CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.7a

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Example Question #1 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

It takes one person half of a day to clean Milton's house. Milton's grandparents are coming to visit, so Milton's mom tells Milton and his three siblings that they need to clean the house. If the four kids split up the cleaning time equally, what fraction of the day does Milton spend cleaning?

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Example Question #2 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Sally has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh? 

 

 

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal. 

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Example Question #3 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Jessie has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh? 

 

 

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal. 

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Example Question #4 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Jessie has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh? 

 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal. 

 

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Example Question #5 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Erica has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh? 

 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal. 

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Example Question #6 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Sally has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh? 

 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal. 

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Example Question #7 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Melissa has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh? 

 

 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal. 


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Example Question #8 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Melissa has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh? 

 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal. 

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Example Question #9 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Christine has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh? 

 

 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal. 

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Example Question #10 : Interpret Division Of A Unit Fraction By A Whole Number : Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.7a

Melissa has  of gummy candies that she wants to divide evenly into  bags. How much will each bag of gummy candies weigh? 

 

 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We are splitting  into  equal groups, so we are dividing  by 

To solve  we multiply by the reciprocal. 

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