### Clarifications

*Clarification 1:*Instruction focuses on making connections between visual models, the relationship between multiplication and division, reciprocals and algorithms.

**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**6

**Strand:**Number Sense and Operations

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

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## Educational Game

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## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students are asked to complete two fraction division problems – one with fractions and one with mixed numbers.

Students are asked to write and evaluate a numerical expression involving division of fractions and mixed numbers to model and solve a word problem.

Students are asked to explain the relationship between a fraction division word problem and either a visual model or an equation.

## Student Resources

## Educational Game

Test your fraction skills by answering questions on this site. This quiz asks you to simplify fractions, convert fractions to decimals and percentages, and answer algebra questions involving fractions. You can even choose difficulty level, question types, and time limit.

Type: Educational Game

## Tutorials

In this tutorial, you will see how mixed numbers can be divided.

Type: Tutorial

The video describes how to multiply fractions and state the answer in lowest terms.

Type: Tutorial

## Video/Audio/Animation

When working with fractions, divisions can be converted to multiplication by the divisor's reciprocal. This chapter explains why.

Type: Video/Audio/Animation

## Parent Resources

## Tutorials

This five-minute video answers the question "Must one always invert and multiply?" when dividing fractions. An alternative algorithm is presented which works well in certain cases. The video focuses on sense-making in using either method, and on judging the reasonableness of answers.

Type: Tutorial

The video describes how to multiply fractions and state the answer in lowest terms.

Type: Tutorial