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Simplifying Before Multiplying
Learners discover why they should simplify before multiplying fractions. They respond to 12 questions that require them to simplify fractions prior to multiplying them.
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Add, Subtract and Multiply Fractions
Your future chefs will appreciate this comprehensive activity where learners practice operations on fractions using pizza and soup analogies. Learners begin with a pizza analogy that requires the learners to multiply a whole number by a...
4th - 6th Math CCSS: Designed
Reducing Fractions and Cancellation
Discover the importance of prime factorization when working with fractions. Learners see how finding the prime factors aids in the process of simplifying and multiplying fractions. The instructor demonstrates the process of multiplying...
7 mins 3rd - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Distribute With Whole Numbers and Fractions?
This lesson on the distributive property is probably a review for algebra I mathematicians. But it doesn't hurt to reinforce this skill of multiplying a whole number times the sum of fractions. The teacher shows two ways to multiply the...
4 mins 6th - 8th Math
Multiplying Fractions and Whole Numbers
Though the problems are the same, it's always a little more fun to do them on the computer. Here, mathematicians solve 10 problems by multiplying fractions with whole numbers. After clicking on an embedded link to read the lesson, they...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable