## Dividing Proper Fractions by Whole Number

#### 1. The video below explains how to divide proper fractions by a whole number.

#### 2.

3 |

4 |

What is the share of each friend?

÷ 3

3 |

4 |

=

3 |

4 |

3 |

1 |

=

3^{1} |

4 |

1 |

_{1}3 |

=

1 x 1 |

4 x 1 |

=

1 |

4 |

Each friend receives

**of the pizza.**

1 |

4 |

Dividing by 3 or

is the same as multiplying by

.

3 |

1 |

1 |

3 |

#### 3.

3 |

4 |

What is the share of each friend?

÷ 6

3 |

4 |

=

3 |

4 |

6 |

1 |

=

3^{1} |

4 |

1 |

_{2}6 |

=

1 x 1 |

4 x 2 |

=

1 |

8 |

Each friend receives

**of the pizza.**

1 |

8 |