Partitive (Equal Shares) Division of Fractions
Partitive (Equal Shares) Division of Fractions Tool
This tool provides you with a connection between a story problem (context), paraphrase, model, and procedure where a fractional value is shared equally.
Students complete phrases like: 5 4/5 shared equally among 12. They use a double number line or an area model to visualize the answer, and they connect this understanding to the numeric procedure.
After watching the videos, click on “Try the Tool" and learn more about dividing fractions in equal shares.
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