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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Kamilah's Fraction Scribepost

Textbook page 227

When dividing fractions remember to always use Reciprocals.
Reciprocal - a number related to another in such a way that when multiplied together their product is 1. 

3. Explain how the diagram shows that the quotient of 3/7 is 1/7 is between 4 and 5.  

6. Determine each quotient and use diagram

8. Divide Using Multiplication

Here's a video about Dividing Mixed Fractions.

Here's a helpful LINK.

Test Corrections

My first mistake was: 
1. Tamar had 1/2 of an apple pie in her refrigerator. She ate 1/4 of this piece of pie. What fraction of a whole did she eat? Instead of multiplying it, I subtracted it.

My second mistake was:
2. 1/4 divided by 1/3. I answered it correctly but I didn't know how to draw it.


  1. Great job! I liked how you made everything really clear for me to understand. I also liked how you made your pictures nice and big so that it was easy for us to see and also on how you added a video and a link. Great job!

  2. hi! i like how you made your own picture and i like how you explain it clear for us to understand it. I also liked on how you add a video and a link to make it more understandable. Overall, you did a great job! :))

  3. Great job! I liked how you used your own pictures to explain your thinking. I liked how you made it clear for me to see and understand. Good video too!