Multiplying Fractions Teacher Resources
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Real-life Problems, Working with Fractions
Test your fifth graders' math skills with five word problems involving fractions. After studying two examples at the top of the page, pupils multiply fractions by whole numbers to solve each word problem. The worksheet provides two separate spaces for each problem - one for work, and one for answers.
4th - 6th Math 147 Views 301 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Listing Fractions in Increasing Size
Increase the depth of your class's fractional number sense with this number-ordering activity. Given four fractions, each with different numerators and denominators, young learners are asked to place them in order from smallest to largest. This challenging task encourages students to choose from three strategies for comparing fractions; using common denominators, common numerators, and benchmark fractions.
3rd - 5th Math 195 Views 117 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Dividing a fraction by a fraction
Young mathematicians have an understanding of dividing unit fractions by whole numbers and dividing whole numbers by unit fractions. The next step, which this lesson addresses, is to help them understand how to divide a fraction by a fraction.
5th - 7th Math 152 Views 267 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fractions and Rectangles
Visual models are excellent teaching tools when explaining equivalent fractions. Looking at a rectangle cut into twelfths, students first identify the shaded fraction, and then explain whether the fraction is equal to one-fourth. Consider assigning this as independent work and follow up with a discussion, allowing young mathematicians to share their explanations with the class.
3rd - 5th Math 87 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Third and fourth graders examine how to obtain equal fractions through the use of fraction strips and playing a fraction matching game. They observe a teacher-led demonstration and complete a fraction strip activity, complete examples, and play the fraction matching game in which they match fraction bars that have equal amounts of shading.
3rd - 4th Math 31 Views 389 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Doubling Numerators and Denominators
Understanding the meaning of fractions is a challenge for many young learners. These two questions examine what happens when the numerator and denominator of a fraction are doubled. Consider allowing students to discuss their ideas in small groups before sharing their explanations with the whole class.
3rd - 5th Math 8 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers: Using Repeated Addition
Prior experience with addition of fractions guides young mathematicians as they learn how to multiply fractions by whole numbers. The first video in this two-part series outlines this process with clear explanations and examples. Watch as a whole class, or have students view the video independently if the technology is available.
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math 14 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Middle schoolers identify proper, improper fractions, and mixed numbers. They reduce fractions to their lowest terms. They add and subtract fractions with different denominators, and multiply and divide fractions, as well as decimal numbers and percents.
5th - 8th Math 38 Views 783 Downloads
Fractions and Rationals
Upper elementary and middle schoolers solve 16 types of problems to include writing fractions to represent shaded portions, writing a mixed number to represent certain points on a number line, and changing equivalent mixed numbers to lowest terms.
5th - 8th Math 34 Views 649 Downloads
Hey Good Lookin', Whatchya Got Cookin'?
What better way to explore working with fractions then by using them when cooking? In this lesson, students use video, the Internet, and real world, hands-on learning activities to enhance their understanding of multiplying and dividing fractions.
5th - 7th Math 62 Views 255 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fraction X - Adding Unlike Denominators
Adding fractions with unlike denominators is a difficult process to master. This fine presentation does a terrific job of leading young math whizzes through the steps necessary to perform this calculation. The slides have clear graphics, easy-to-understand text, and many fine examples.
5th Math 72 Views 139 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
In this video, Sal determines if 30/45 and 54/81 are equivalent fractions. He explains that he looks at each numerator and denominator as 2 numbers multiplied together. Then he simplifies both fractions to arrive at the conclusion; that 30/45 and 54/81 are equivalent.
3 mins 5th - 7th Math 11 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Multiply a Fraction by a Whole Number Using Visual Models and Repeated Additon
Learning how to visualize is an important step in the growth of young mathematicians. The first video in this two-part series helps learners develop this ability by using visual models to explain multiplication of fractions by whole numbers.
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Solve Word Problems Involving Multiplying a Fraction by a Whole Number
Learning math provides people with the necessary skills for dealing with life's everyday problems. The second video in this two-part series teaches young mathematicians how to apply their skills with multiplying fractions by whole numbers to solve real-world problems.
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math 19 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers: Using Models
Visual models are invaluable tools when teaching about fractions. Follow along as the instructor works through two examples, providing clear verbal and visual explanations of the steps for multiplying fractions by whole numbers. Young mathematicians then work through the Guided Practice word problem to apply their understanding in a real-world context.
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math 5 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Multiplying Fractions Word Problem
Word problems are a great way to help learners visualize and understand why fractions are so important. Sal determines what fraction of 3/4 cup of oats he will need if he is making 1/2 a recipe. He uses drawings to demonstrate why one would use multiplication to get an answer that is smaller than the original fraction.
4 mins 4th - 7th Math 5 Views 66 Downloads
The Journey to Jemez Pueblo
Connect fractions to the journey the Navajo took to Jemez Pueblo for the feast of San Diego. In a multi-step lesson plan, your geographers will measure the distance traveled on a map and use that information for a series of questions requiring different operations with fractions.
4th - 7th Math 51 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Review of Fractions
Put your mathematicians to the test and see if they can complete this challenging fraction review worksheet. The problems include mixed numbers, one-step equations, and all the operations, some with multiple steps necessary. This worksheet is great for advanced-level students or as an extra credit assignment.
6th - 10th Math 24 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Equivalent fractions approach to non-repeating decimals
Trying to get your class to think of decimals as fractions and vice versa can lead to interesting discussions. After all, we can usually understand quickly that 1/4 is .25 but why is 1/7 not so easy to convert? This activity looks at these problems and tries to draw conclusions about why certain numbers are easier to work with mentally, leading to interesting insights into our number system and powers of ten.
6th - 8th Math 25 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Compute Quotients of Fractions in Real-World Problems
When dividing two fractions, it can be confusing to understand what it means. This video interprets the problem into a story to visualize what is dividing. It allows your learners to make sense of dividing one-half by three-fourths and why we get two-thirds.
4 mins 5th - 7th Math 9 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed