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### Course: 5th grade (Eureka Math/EngageNY)>Unit 4

Lesson 2: Topic B: Fractions as division

# Creating mixed numbers with fraction division

Learn how to interpret fractions as division problems. Watch examples of how to break down fractions into whole numbers and remainders. Then see Sal practice turning these into mixed numbers. Created by Sal Khan.

## Want to join the conversation?

• Wow. Just because he barley messes up means you can pounce on him when he does? He even states that he did.
• That is fact like he makes a mistake at and you just jump him common, folk.
• Yo I finished 5th grade!
• im in 5th grade rn
• It was a mistake. He said 5 r 3. It should have been 3 R 5. I’M sending this because I don’t want people to get confused 🤔.
• I'm confused about the remainder I thought 23 divided by 6 is 3 r5 or is it the way you are doing right?
• Yes, it is the right answer.
• thank yo for the vids!!
• When Sal creates extra instances of the denominator, for ex. at and , it confuses me on an intuitive level because it looks like extra numbers are being created. By what rule is a denominator allowed to be replicated in that way? Thanks.
• Well, the values are the same. 18/6=3, and 6+6+6/6 = 6/6 + 6/6 + 6/6 is an easier way of writing it, because 6+6+6/6, 18/6, and 6/6 + 6/6 + 6/6 all equal 3.
• Does anyone know how many lessons are in unit 7? Thanks to whoever responds. 😊