# Division of Fractions - Visual Dynamic Number Line Model

- Author:
- Beena Mavani

When we divide two numbers the quotient (answer) is less than the dividend : 15 divided by 3 is 5. But 15 divided by 1/2 is 30 which is more than 15. How can we explain to our learners?
why does the answer (quotient) is bigger than the dividend ?
isn’t dividing supposed to make the answer smaller?

Number Line Model can provide an insight into he above question