Lesson: Dividing Whole Numbers by Proper Fractions Mathematics
In this lesson, we will learn how to divide whole numbers by proper fractions and explain the method using a model.
Jackson practices his trumpet for 20 minutes per day. His trumpet teacher said it is only two-thirds of the daily practice required at his level. How long should he practice every day?
Oscar has written 12 pages for his assignment. It is three-quarters of what is required. The diagram below can be used to find how many pages Oscar is required to write for his assignment.
Using the diagram, find what operation performed on 12 gives the number of pages required.
The 12 pages are of the number of pages required, which can be written as number of pages. What division gives this number of pages?
Combine the previous answers to show the equivalent operation to .
Hannah has taken four-fifths of her cows, or 16 cows, to the next field. How many cows does she have in total?