# Problem 3.3: Sharing a Prize

### 3.3 Sharing a Prize

#### Dividing a Fraction by a Whole Number

At a recent school carnival, teams of students competed in contests. The members of each winning team shared prizes donated by store owners. Sharing the prizes leads to a new kind of dividison.

What does it mean to divide a fraction by a whole number?

# From the Teacher's Guide

**Focus Question**: What does it mean to divide a fraction by a whole number? What strategies help you divide a fraction by a whole number?