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►Please show multiple representations of area models for 1/2 divided by 5/8 (e.g. fraction bars, number lines, boxes, etc)

Aug 16, 2018

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1/2 divided by 5/8

How many 5/8 of a chocolate bar is in 1/2 a chocolate bar

is in 1/2 a chocolate bar

Well it fits less than 1 time.

I can see that it fits only 4/5 times

Check:

$$\frac{1}{2}\div \frac{5}{8}\\ =\frac{1}{2}\times \frac{8}{5}\\ =\frac{4}{5}$$

that is great :)

Aug 17, 2018