Multiplying Fractions by a Fraction Equal to 1

An informative fractions lesson plan explains that any fraction with the same numerator and denominator is equal to one. Learners review the concept as they multiply a given fraction by a fraction equal to one, and find a fraction that is equivalent to the given fraction. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Give to young mathematicians as a self-guided lesson, classwork, or for individuals absent on the day of instruction
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson references a quiz, but it is not included
  • The final lesson in a 10-part unit from the TransMath® text
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Pros

  • Shows step-by-step process for finding equivalent fractions when multiplying by one
  • Includes a worksheet with 19 questions for problem solving
Cons

  • No answer key is provided
Common Core