Hello! Thanks so much for your interest! In every problem there is either extra information or students need to infer information, which promotes critical thinking! (An example of an inference would be to include Jill and 3 friends as 4 people.) Half of the solutions are proper fractions; the other half are improper fractions.
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12 task cards
directions for task cards
blank directions (for personalized use)
student answer documents
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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?