Fraction as division is also known as fraction as quotient.

Examples on Fraction as division

If 8 biscuits are distributed between 2 children equally, then each of them will get 8 ÷ 2 = 4 biscuits.

If 4 biscuits are distributed between 2 children equally, then each of them will get 4 ÷ 2 = 2 biscuits.

If 1 biscuit is to be shared between 2 children equally, then each one of them will get 1/2 (1 ÷ 2) biscuits.

Similarly,

If 5 apples are distributed between 2 children equally, then each one will get 5 ÷ 2 or 5/2 apples.

**For examples the divisions can be expressed as fractions.**

(i) 8 ÷ 2 = 8/2;

(ii) 12 ÷ 4 = 12/4

(iii) 5 ÷ 3 = 5/3

(iv) 15 ÷ 5 = 15/5

(v) 11 ÷ 19 = 11/19

**For examples the fractions can be expressed as division.**

(i) 9/7 = 9 ÷ 7

(ii) 3/11 = 3 ÷ 11

(iii) 90/63 = 90 ÷ 63

(iv) 1/5 = 1 ÷ 5

(v) 14/17 = 14 ÷ 17

**● ****Fraction**

Representations of Fractions on a Number Line

Conversion of Mixed Fractions into Improper Fractions

Conversion of Improper Fractions into Mixed Fractions

Interesting Fact about Equivalent Fractions

Addition and Subtraction of Like Fractions

Addition and Subtraction of Unlike Fractions

Inserting a Fraction between Two Given Fractions

**Numbers Page**

**6th Grade Page**

**From Fraction as Division to HOME PAGE**

**Didn't find what you were looking for? Or want to know more information
about Math Only Math.
Use this Google Search to find what you need.**

## New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below. Ask a Question or Answer a Question.