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    Division of Fractions Algorithm

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    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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    4 | 53.00
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    Solution Summary

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

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