Interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator (a/b = a ÷ b). Solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem. For example, interpret 3/4 as the result of dividing 3 by 4, noting that 3/4 multiplied by 4 equals 3, and that when 3 wholes are shared equally among 4 people each person has a share of size 3/4. If 9 people want to share a 50-pound sack of rice equally by weight, how many pounds of rice should each person get? Between what two whole numbers does your answer lie?

## Comparing Unit Rates Lesson Plan: Unit Rates

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In this middle school lesson plan students use an interactive simulation called Unit Rates to  compare prices by identifying multiplicative relationships....

## Equal Splitting Lesson Plan: Slice Fractions Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore equal parts, equal splitting, fractions, equivalent fractions, and other ma...

## Fractions on a Number Line Lesson Ideas: The Pearl Diver Game

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In these number line lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-8, students play an online math game to practice identifying, comparing, and ordering fractions on a number line....

## Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

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In this math skills lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed...