Multiplying Fractions Teacher Resources
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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 27 Views 387 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 25 Views 771 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 31 Views 646 Downloads
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 instructional activity addresses, is to help them understand how to divide a fraction by a fraction.
5th - 7th Math 134 Views 253 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Do You Solve an Inequality Where You're Multiplying Positive Fractions?
Provide this video as additional instruction on how to solve inequalities when you need to multiply positive fractions. The focus of this video is on how to use the multiplication property of inequalities correctly. The lecturer explains each step as she goes through an example problem.
2 seconds 6th - 9th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
How Do You Solve a Word Problem Using an Equation Where You're Multiplying Fractions?
How tall is tall? Well, here's a word problem that when the solution is found will show how tall, tall is. Two years ago, Brad was five and a half feet tall, which was only 2/3 of how tall he is now. Oh my, he is going to be really tall. Word problems and fractions, everyone's favorite.
4 mins 8th - 10th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
My Worksheet - Multiplying Fractions
Upper elementary schoolers investigate the concept of multiplying fractions with the help of a handout and a treat of brownies. They work on a worksheet for a short while and then progress to multiplying a chain of terms. Then the teacher reviews fractions using the brownies as visual aid and a treat.
4th - 6th Math 17 Views 260 Downloads
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 6 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Partial Fraction Expansion 1
This is the first of three videos on partial fraction expansion. Sal goes over an example that first needs to be divided so that is a proper fraction. He then continues to demonstrate fraction decomposition. At home or in class, this offers a nice review of a real-life math scenario.
11 mins 10th - 12th Math 11 Views 4 Downloads
Partial Fraction Expansion 3
In the last video on partial fraction decomposition, Sal shows how to solve a fraction with a repeated factor in the denominator. He runs through this interesting problem and gives some insight into how to solve these types of problems, in general.
11 mins 10th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Multiplying Fractions Lesson
After watching a PowerPoint on fractions, young mathematicians study how and when they should multiply a fraction by a whole number. They go to the computer lab armed with a pair of dice, and a set of fraction cards. Here, they create problems on their own, and put them in their own personal math spreadsheet.
4th - 6th Math 5 Views 101 Downloads
Food For Fractions
Who doesn't like to eat? Use food to explore the concept of fractions and how to multiply and divide fractions. In small groups they plan a sugar potluck that involves converting a recipe to produce enough dessert treats to feed the entire class.
5th - 7th Math 41 Views 959 Downloads