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
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