# Division of Fractions Algorithm

A. Using the traditional long division algorithm to calculate 53/4.

b. Now use the traditional long division algorithm to calculate 12 1/2 divided by 1/3 (without converting everything to decimals).

C. What is the relationship between these two computations?

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13.25

4 | 53.00

-4

13

-12

10

- 8

20

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#### Solution Summary

This explores the relationship between turning fractions to decimals and dividing fractions.

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