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MS. KUNDROT 6 TH GRADE MATH Solving Fraction Word Problems Using Multiplication & Division
What you will learn… How to solve real-world problems involving multiplication & division of fractions. How to analyze problems Distinguish when to multiply vs. divide How to apply skills to REAL LIFE!!
How do we solve? Sam’s Doughnut Shop sold 1/3 as many chocolate doughnuts as cinnamon doughnuts. If they sold 1/5 of a tray of cinnamon doughnuts, how many trays of chocolate doughnuts did they sell? We Use Multiplication!
Do NOT be intimidated by fractions.. Solve the word problem by breaking it down. BUCKBUCK ox the Question. nderline the Info Needed ircle Vocabulary nock out UN-needed Info
Sam’s Doughnut Shop sold 1/3 as many chocolate doughnuts as cinnamon doughnuts. If they sold 1/5 of a tray of cinnamon doughnuts, how many trays of chocolate doughnuts did they sell? Now set up the Equation and Solve They sold 1/15 of a tray of chocolate doughnuts!
How do we solve? A recipe calls for 1/3 cup of sugar per serving. How many cups of sugar are needed to make 10 servings? Convert to a Mixed Number Cups of Sugar are Needed
A. 1/4 B. 3/7 C. 1/5 D. 2/9 Your Turn! At Wacky’s Arcade, 1/2 of the games are racing games. Among the racing games, 2/5 are motorcycle- racing games. What fraction of the games at Wacky's Arcade are motorcycle-racing games? Great Job!!!
Additional Instruction Still having trouble? Let’s check out this Kahn Academy video…
Activity Move into Your Groups of Four. Let’s Play Jeopardy!
Word Problems Maxine made 5/8 of a quart of hot chocolate. Each mug holds 1/8 of a quart. How many mugs will she be able to fill? SET UP EQUATION & DIVIDE! Keep Reduce… 5 Mugs! Flip Change
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ACTIVITY-Think Pair Share A factory uses 3/10 of a barrel of raisins in each batch of cookies. Yesterday, the factory used 3/5 of a barrel of raisins. How many batches of cookies did the factory make yesterday?
Keep Flip Change Reduce to Solve Batches of Cookies! Write Equation:
Sources Kahn Academy. (Aug 7, 2010). Multiplying Fractions Word Problem, U02_L2_T1_we4. Retrieved from Kahn Academy. (Aug 7, 2010). Dividing Fractions Word Problem U02_L2_T3_we5. Retrieved from