## Estimation Sample - Section 2: Tapping on Prior Knowledge to Solve Word Problems

Estimation Sample

# Applying Prior Strategies to Fraction Word Problems Involving Multiplication to the Whole

Unit 8: Fractions 3 Mini Unit: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
Lesson 3 of 8

## Big Idea: Students explore using manipulatives, fractional models and word problem strategies from the past to solve word problems.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Fractions, word problems, strategies, multiply fractions
40 minutes

### Mary Ellen Kanthack

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