Unit 6, Lesson 5# A New Way to Interpret a over b

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Apply understanding of a fraction as a division to solve equations of the given form. Given an equation of the form or , write a story that the equation might represent, explain what quantity the variable represents, and solve the equation. Let's investigate what a fraction means when the numerator and denominator are not whole numbers. Learning targets: students understand the meaning of a fraction made up of fractions or decimals.