# Fraction as Division

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

Representations of Fractions on a Number Line

Fraction as Division

Types of Fractions

Conversion of Mixed Fractions into Improper Fractions

Conversion of Improper Fractions into Mixed Fractions

Equivalent Fractions

Interesting Fact about Equivalent Fractions

Fractions in Lowest Terms

Like and Unlike Fractions

Comparing Like Fractions

Comparing Unlike Fractions

Addition and Subtraction of Like Fractions

Addition and Subtraction of Unlike Fractions

Inserting a Fraction between Two Given Fractions