# Multiplying Fractions Teacher Resources

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#### Math Antics Fractions Video Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
A series of short videos demonstrate for learners how to work with fractions. The first video in the series defines fractions as being a representation of parts of a whole. As the series continues, viewers learn ways to write division...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Dividing by One-Half

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Understanding when to divide by two or one-half can be confusing. Here is an activity that gives four different scenarios. It is up to your number crunchers to decide if they divide by two or one-half. The easiest way to approach the...
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#### Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

For Students 5th - 7th
Here is a great video explaining how to multiply a fraction by a whole number. Sal shows students how to put a whole number over 1 in order to multiply it by a fraction. He simplifies his answer and writes it as a mixed number.
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#### Multiplying Fractions Word Problem

For Students 4th - 7th
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...
Instructional Video11:48
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#### Banking 3: Fractional Reserve Banking

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
With just 1000 pieces of fictional gold, Sal takes viewers through the process of fractional reserve banking. He explains how deposits made into a bank can be both assets and liabilities, and the role of having reserves. Additionally, he...
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#### Banking 4: Multiplier effect And the money supply

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In the context of a discussion about real wealth versus the representation of wealth (money), Sal explains the multiplier effect and how 1000 pieces of gold can become 2710 pieces of gold. Viewers will appreciate the annotations and...
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#### Fractional Reserve Banking Commentary 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
After a short review on the banking process and lending procedures, Sal outlines some of the problems and weaknesses of fractional reserve banking. Additionally, he details the differences between illiquidity and insolvency, as well as...
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Corbett Maths

#### Enlargements with Fractional Scale Factors

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Enlargements make it bigger, right? A video shows viewers how to perform a basic dilation with a fractional scale factor. They learn how to use the scale factor to find the location of the transformed vertex by multiplying the horizontal...
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Virtual Nerd

#### How Do You Multiply a Rational Expression by a Polynomial?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Multiply a rational expression and a polynomial. No problem, you can do it. Turn your polynomial into a fraction and multiply. You might need to factor your polynomials first to see if you can cancel out some terms, thereby reducing it...
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#### The Relationship Between Visual Fraction Models and Equations

For Teachers 6th Standards
Ours is to wonder why, not just to invert and multiply. The seventh installment of a 21-part module uses fraction models to help pupils understand why the invert-and-multiply strategy for dividing fractions works. They then work on some...
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Corbett Maths

#### Multiplying Fractions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Multiply straight across. A video shows straightforward examples of multiplying fractions by multiplying the numerators and the denominators. Pupils practice the skill and give their answers as simplified fractions.
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#### How Do You Multiply a Whole Number by a Fraction?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A quick demonstration of how to multiply a whole number times a fraction.
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#### How Do You Multiply a Whole Number by a Fraction?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A demonstration of how to multiply a whole number times a fraction.
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#### How Do You Solve for a Variable in a Fraction Using Multiplication First?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Fractions!?! Learn how to solve an equation that has a fraction in it. The teacher shows how to multiply to eliminate fractions in an equation. She then shows the steps in solving the equation by further isolating the variable.
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#### How Do You Solve a Word Problem Using an Equation Where You're Multiplying Fractions?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
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....
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Virtual Nerd

#### How Do You Solve a Two-Step Equation by Distributing a Fraction First?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Are you stumped by having a fraction in front of the parentheses in an equation you are trying to solve? Never fear. Watch as the instructor shows you how to work your way through this equation starting with the distributive property and...
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#### How Do You Simplify a Fraction Over a Whole Number?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learn how to take a complex fraction and use the reciprocal rule of division to simplify the fraction.
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#### Fraction Multiplication

For Students 5th - 9th
Here is a fraction multiplication of large mixed numbers worksheet in which learners problem solve and calculate the answers to forty multiplication equations.
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#### Study Jams! Finding a Fraction of a Set

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Finding a fraction of a number is just multiplication in disguise. Young mathematicians can interact with this lesson to practice using multiplication to find a percent of a whole number. The narrator goes over how to put the number over...
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Chili Math

#### Multiplying Fractions

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
In fifth grade, young mathematicians extend their understanding of fractions to multiplying them together. Give them a learning exercise that has them do exactly that. Class members solve five fraction multiplication problems, including...
PPT
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#### Understanding Doubles and Halves

For Teachers 3rd
Here is a good presentation for young mathematicians. In it, learners practice the skill of doubling numbers by simply multiplying them by two. At first, the problems are easy. By the end of the PowerPoint, they are asked to double...
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#### Fractions XIV - Multiplication of Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Knowing how to multiply fractions is an important skill. Knowing when you should multiply fractions is equally as important. This impressive presentation covers both topics quite nicely. Along with slides that present explanations, there...
Instructional Video2:57
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#### How Do You Solve a Two-Step Equation by Multiplying by a Reciprocal?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Got a fraction in your equation? Don't like that fraction? Just multiply both sides by the reciprocal of that fraction to get rid of it. Now you can solve the problem using the steps necessary to isolate your variable. Don't forget to...
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#### Multiplying With Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
If you're teaching your pupils the technique of multiplying fractions together and simplifying the answer, this presentation could be for you! In it, math learners are coached on the techniques involved in performing this task and shown...