# Worksheet: Simplifying Fractions: Division with Models

In this worksheet, we will practice using models to find the simplest form of a proper fraction and explaining how this relates to dividing the numerator and denominator by the same number.

Q1:

Anthony and Jacob have two different whiteboards, as shown. They decide to color them. Anthony finishes his board as shown. Then, Jacob finishes his. Write the fraction that represents Anthony’s whiteboard.

• A
• B
• C

Write the fraction that represents Jacob’s whiteboard.

• A
• B
• C

Is Jacob’s model the simplest form of Anthony’s model?

• ANo
• BYes

Q2:

Using the following model, simplify . • A
• B
• C
• D

Q3:

Given the following model, which of the following is the simplest form of ? • A • B • C Q4:

Using the following model, simplify . • A
• B
• C
• D

Q5:

Given the following model, fill in the blank to simplify: . • A
• B
• C
• D

Q6:

Which of the following fractions represents this model? • A
• B
• C
• D

Which of the following fractions represents this model? • A
• B
• C
• D

Using the previous models, are the two fractions equal?

• AYes
• BNo