# Dividing Fractions Using Reciprocals (NS5): 7.NS.A.2

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Reviewing how to divide fractions helps students avoid later stumbling blocks in algebra. This mission is aligned to Common Core Statae Standards: 7.NS.A.2.

The fun stuff:
This mission frames dividing fractions as expanding a fraction by multiplying the numerator and denominator by a reciprocal. Much better than flip and multiply, because it sets students up well for rationalizing denominators later! A very direct exercise with some exciting nested fractions to close it out. Fun!

The zip file includes:
★The mission. (4 pages).
★A two-page Quick Start guide for teachers. Detailed and helpful!

The mission includes:
•Equivalent fractions review.
•Dividing fractions.
•Carefully crafted practice problems.
•Nested fractions.

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6
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1 hour

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