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!
★Selected Answers in pdf form.
★Selected Answers online, password protected. For students to correct at home!
The mission includes:
•Equivalent fractions review.
•Carefully crafted practice problems.
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