# Dividing Whole Numbers by Unit Fractions

Skill:

Represent division of a unit fraction by a whole number or a whole number by a unit fraction using models to explain the process in number and word problems.

# Dividing Whole Numbers by Unit Fractions

Divide whole numbers by unit fractions in word problems. Measure doses of medication with interactive tape diagrams.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

If a bottle of medication contains a total of 48 ounces, and each dose is 1/3 of an ounce, describe how you would calculate the number of doses in the bottle.

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### Open-ended question 2

Describe a strategy or shortcut you can use to find your answer to the problem above.

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