Creating a fraction through division (Full video)

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Supporting grades: 5

Description: A short lesson on why 3 ÷ 2 is the same as 3 • 1/2, which is the same as 3/2. My wife and I have recently purchased an assortment pack of soap, and we both want to experience all 3 bars. How do we share these 3 bars of soap so that we each get to experience all of the smells? And I'm going to divide it into 2 equal groups.

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