Quotients as Fractions, Decimals, and Remainders!

Each year of teaching is a live and learn process, right?  Last year, when I taught my students how to express quotients as fractions, decimals, and remainders, I taught them one by one.  When we would work on division of whole numbers, I would have them write quotients as remainders.  Soon after, we would cover decimals.  We would have to back peddle a little to discuss writing remainders as decimals.  And finally, I would teach them how to write quotients as fractions during our fraction unit. This year, I felt like I could do this in a more effective manner.…

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