Interpreting Fractions as Division 5th Grade Math Worksheets

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A fraction represents a part of a whole or, in general, any number of equal parts while division is the process a of distributing a group of things or numbers into equal parts.


Numerator – represents how many parts of that whole are being considered.
Denominator –  represents the total number of parts created from the whole.

Eight-thirds is an improper fraction. Instead, it should be two and two-thirds.

When the numerator is divided by the denominator, this means that a fraction is a division problem. 


Four customers are sharing a plate of delicious pepperoni pizza. How much pizza did each customer get?

6/4 = 1.5 slices per customer

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