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Learn multiplying fraction skills.
 

 

MULTIPLYING FRACTIONS

Objectives:

1. The student will be able to multiply fractions with one and two digit numbers.

2.  The student will be able to multiply fractions and whole numbers.

3.  The student will practice placing fractions in lowest terms and identifying numerators and denominators.

Grade:  Fourth Grade - Fifth Grade - Sixth Grade

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

MULTIPLYING FRACTIONS LESSON PLAN

Directions:

Print the Multiplying Fractions reading and questions worksheet (see below).

 

Students should read the passage silently, then answer the questions.  Teachers may also use the text as part of a classroom lesson plan.

 

Lesson Excerpt

Multiplying fractions may look difficult but it is actually quite easy to do! Unlike addition and subtraction, where the denominators have to match, when you multiply fractions you do not need to change the initial values.

To understand how to multiply fractions you should already have a basic understanding of what a fraction looks like. You need to know that the top number is called the numerator while the bottom number is called the denominator. When you go to multiply the fractions together you will be multiplying the numerators together and the denominators together to get the correct answer.

The steps to multiplying fractions are as follows:

  1. Multiply the numerators
  2. Multiply the denominators
  3. Check to make sure the fraction is in lowest terms

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Multiplying Fractions Worksheet*

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