Multiplying Fractions

Fraction multiplication works whether fractions are parts or division problems. The video shows learners the procedure to multiply fractions. It then goes on to explain why using both the interpretation as a fraction as a division problem and a fraction as a part. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Show how area models help students understand fraction multiplication
  • Provide opportunities for the class to work word problems involving fraction multiplication
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should know properties that deal with multiplication and division
Pros

  • Provides a quick review of learned concepts
  • Contains a hint for word problems
Cons

  • None
Common Core