Video: KS2-M17 • Paper 1 • Question 28

(5/8) ÷ 2 = _.

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Five-eighths divided by two equals what?

Dividing by two is the same as multiplying by a half. So we need to calculate five-eighths multiplied by a half. Five times one is five. Eight times two is 16. Five-eighths multiplied by a half equals five sixteenths. This model represents five-eighths.

If we divide these five-eighths by two or divide them into two equal groups, then one of those groups is equal to five sixteenths. There are 16 parts altogether. And five of them are shaded green.

Five-eighths divided by two equals five sixteenths.

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