Divide a whole number by a fraction using visual models.
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A package contains $$4$$ cups of oatmeal. There is $${\frac {1}{3}}$$ cup of oatmeal in each serving.
How many servings of oatmeal are there in the package? Explain. Draw a picture to illustrate your solution.
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George bought $$4$$ submarine sandwiches for a birthday party. If each person will eat $${\frac{2}{3}}$$ of a sandwich, how many people can George feed?
Write a division problem and use a visual model to solve.
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Modified by Fishtank Learning, Inc.One thermos of hot chocolate uses $${\frac{2}{3}}$$ cup of cocoa powder. How many thermoses can Nelli make with $$3$$ cups of cocoa powder?
$$3 \times {\frac{2}{3}}= ? $$ $$3\div {\frac{2}{3}} =?$$ $${\frac{2}{3}} \div 3 =?$$
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Modified by Fishtank Learning, Inc.Molly has $$9$$ cups of flour. If this is $${\frac{2}{3}}$$ of the amount that she needs to make bread, how many cups does she need?
Draw a diagram to show your solution
Grade 6 Mathematics > Module 2 > Topic A > Lesson 2 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
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A jar has 5 tablespoons of honey in it. One serving of honey is $${\frac{3}{4}}$$ of a tablespoon. How many servings of honey are in the jar?
Draw a diagram to solve the problem and explain how your diagram shows the solution.
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