Tag Archives: division

When dividing fractions multiply by the reciprocal

By | October 24, 2016

Dividing Fractions In this tutorial students will learn why we multiply by the reciprocal when dividing fractions.  The students will learn how to convert a complex fraction into a proper/improper fraction and just simplify.  Students will use their current knowledge on equivalent fractions to make the connection. The basic idea can be summarized using these… Read More »

Middle School – Fraction Model – Dividing 2 Fractions

By | October 6, 2016

Fraction Model – Dividing 2 Fractions In this tutorial students will learn how to create models that represent the division of 2 fractions.

Tic-Tac-Toe and Integer Multiplication & Division

By | September 8, 2016

Is the result supposed to be positive or negative ? The answer to this question is as easy as determining the winner of a game of Tic-Tac-Toe. First, draw the famous Tic-Tac-Toe board which is just a pound sign or hashtag, #. Second, place positive signs down the diagonal. Next place negative signs in the remaining open… Read More »