can use models to represent dividing of fractions

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5 divided 1/3  how would i show a model for this??? 

Jan 21st, 2015

Draw a rectangle. Divide it into 5 sections. Then divide each of those sections into 3 subsections.  Count all of those subsections.  They add up to 15.

Which shows that 5 divided by 1/3 equals 15.

Jan 21st, 2015

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