Here are 15 word problems that use a logical approach for teaching division with fractional parts in the resulting answers.
Deena has 5 cookies. She would like to share them among 4 people.
Does is make more sense that each person gets of a cookie, which would result in each person getting more an one cookie...
Or does it make more sense that each person gets of a cookie, which means each person gets less than one cookie?
**There are more cookies than people, so each person should get more than one cookie, or of a cookie.**