Understanding Fractions As Division | Fractions | 5th Grade | Khan Academy


Learn how a/b and aÌáb are equivalent. That is, the fraction bar and the division symbol mean the same thing.

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27 thoughts

  1. None of this makes ANY sense whatsoever. What the hell is this guy talking about? I don’t get it. This isn’t helping in the least. How the hell does 3/4 x 4 = 3? These blocks and stuff didn’t help. 3 x 4 = 12 and 4 x 4 =16, those are the only two numbers I see in 3/4 so where does he get three from? Does anybody know where I can find a better page to explain this?

  2. im in 3rd grade in bolivia and im learning fractions what the hell i mean there bearly theaching fractions in 5th grade

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  4. Well I could of figured this out without using the model but okay. Btw if you talk slower I’d understand better🤗🤗🤗

  5. At the beginning you express 2 × 4 graphically backwards, even though either way you would get the same answer, but 2×4 = 4+4 and 4×2= 2+2+2+2 ,both ways equal 8.

  6. Ok i don’t really get it, buts it’s prabably because I’m only 4th grade😰😩😧

  7. What if it was like this-

    4. 2
    – <–fraction (divided sign) –
    2. 4

    How can we divide 2 fractions like this without the whole like you explained?

  8. Thanks you’re really good at math you hold me through this journey📕🗞📚📝😍😘❤️😩

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