Solve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem. For example, if each person at a party will eat 3/8 of a pound of roast beef, and there will be 5 people at the party, how many pounds of roast beef will be needed? Between what two whole numbers does your answer lie?

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Fraction Multiplication Recipes

4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
4th Grade Math » Unit: Fractions
Kara Nelson
Environment: Urban
Big Idea:

Students will practice multiplying fractions by whole numbers by constructing a list of ingredients needed when making multiple batches of a recipe.

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