## Multiplying Fractions and Whole Numbers - Section 2: Using Prior Knowledge to Understand a New Idea

Multiplying Fractions and Whole Numbers

# Introducing Multiplication of Fractions to Whole Numbers: Building on Prior Knowledge

Unit 8: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
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## Big Idea: Students realize how their prior knowledge helps them solve and explain multiplying fractions with whole numbers .

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### Mary Ellen Kanthack

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