Fraction Word Problems -- Division Task Cards (Fifth Grade)

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These task cards include 20 real-world word problems involving fractions and division. They are sweet treat-themed and color-coded by standard. Also included is a student recording sheet, as well as lesson plans and an answer key.

You will receive the following items with your purchase:
• Lesson Plans
• Answer Key
• Task cards 1-4 (yellow): These task cards encourage students to interpret fractions as division.
• Task cards 5-8 (orange): These task cards encourage students to solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of mixed numbers.
• Task cards 9-12 (pink): These task cards encourage students to solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions.
• Task cards 13-16 (purple) These task cards encourage students to divide whole numbers by unit fractions.
• Task cards 17-20 (blue): These task cards encourage students to divide unit fractions by whole numbers.
• Student Recording Sheet

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Common Core Mathematics standards aligned with this product:

Number & Operations - Fractions: Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.B.3: 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?

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.B.7: Apply and extend previous understandings of division to divide unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.B.7.A: Interpret division of a unit fraction by a non-zero whole number, and compute such quotients. For example, create a story context for (1/3) ÷ 4, and use a visual fraction model to show the quotient. Use the relationship between multiplication and division to explain that (1/3) ÷ 4 = 1/12 because (1/12) × 4 = 1/3.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.B.7.B: Interpret division of a whole number by a unit fraction, and compute such quotients. For example, create a story context for 4 ÷ (1/5), and use a visual fraction model to show the quotient. Use the relationship between multiplication and division to explain that 4 ÷ (1/5) = 20 because 20 × (1/5) = 4.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.NF.B.7.C: Solve real world problems involving division of unit fractions by non-zero whole numbers and division of whole numbers by unit fractions, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem. For example, how much chocolate will each person get if 3 people share 1/2 lb of chocolate equally? How many 1/3-cup servings are in 2 cups of raisins?

Check out this link to see similar task cards created by me:
Multiplication of Fractions Task Cards

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Fraction Word Problems -- Division Task Cards (Fifth Grade)
Fraction Word Problems -- Division Task Cards (Fifth Grade)
Fraction Word Problems -- Division Task Cards (Fifth Grade)
Fraction Word Problems -- Division Task Cards (Fifth Grade)