Multiplying Fractions Resources

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Discussing Fractions of a Whole Number
Discussing Fractions of a Whole Number
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Discussing Fractions of a Whole Number
Students will solve a multiplication problem involving fractions and describe their work.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Glossary: Visually Multiplying Fractions
Glossary: Visually Multiplying Fractions
Worksheet
Glossary: Visually Multiplying Fractions
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Visually Multiplying Fractions.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Glossary: Word Problems: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
Glossary: Word Problems: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
Worksheet
Glossary: Word Problems: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Word Problems: Multiplying Fractions by Whole Numbers.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Glossary: Comparing Tape Diagrams
Glossary: Comparing Tape Diagrams
Worksheet
Glossary: Comparing Tape Diagrams
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Comparing Tape Diagrams.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Two Types of Tape Diagrams
Two Types of Tape Diagrams
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Two Types of Tape Diagrams
Help your students create conversations about two types of tape diagrams!
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Crafting Word Problems: Fractions Multiplied by Whole Numbers
Crafting Word Problems: Fractions Multiplied by Whole Numbers
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Crafting Word Problems: Fractions Multiplied by Whole Numbers
Help your students practice their language and writing skills as they craft word problems of their own.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Talk About Your Strategy: Fractions of a Whole
Vocabulary Cards: Talk About Your Strategy: Fractions of a Whole
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Talk About Your Strategy: Fractions of a Whole
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Talk About Your Strategy: Fractions of a Whole.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Recipe Fractions #7
Recipe Fractions #7
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Recipe Fractions #7
Practice multiplying fractions using a real recipe. Your child will have a chance to learn about food as she learns about math.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Metric Math: Graveyard Temperature
Metric Math: Graveyard Temperature
Worksheet
Metric Math: Graveyard Temperature
Use your powers of conversion to calculate the temperature in both Celsius and Fahrenheit in this Halloween-themed worksheet.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Glossary: Discussing Scaling with Fractions
Glossary: Discussing Scaling with Fractions
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Glossary: Discussing Scaling with Fractions
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Discussing Scaling with Fractions.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Predicting Shapes to Scale
Predicting Shapes to Scale
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Predicting Shapes to Scale
What is scale? How do you scale shapes? Use this resource to help your students practice predicting scaled items in a series.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Glossary: Area Models and Mixed Numbers
Glossary: Area Models and Mixed Numbers
Worksheet
Glossary: Area Models and Mixed Numbers
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Area Models and Mixed Numbers.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Comparing Tape Diagrams
Vocabulary Cards: Comparing Tape Diagrams
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Comparing Tape Diagrams
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Comparing Tape Diagrams.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Discussing Scaling with Fractions
Vocabulary Cards: Discussing Scaling with Fractions
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Discussing Scaling with Fractions
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Discussing Scaling with Fractions.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet

Multiplying Fractions Resources

Multiplying fractions is a great starting place if your child is just starting to learn how to do arithmetic with fractions. This skill is usually taught starting in fourth grade, so if your student has already learned about the different types of fractions, dive into our resources to help them master multiplying fractions before they move on to more complex concepts.

Learn More About Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying fractions is one of the easier tasks to complete because there are not as many rules. Below is a step by step guide in how to multiply proper, improper, and mixed fractions.

General Rules
If both fractions have a numerator and a denominator, the rules are very simple:
  1. Multiply the numerators (top numbers)
  2. Multiply the denominators (bottom numbers)
  3. Simplify if needed
For a refresher on how to multiply numbers, check out our Multiplication page.

Fractions and Whole Numbers
If you are trying to multiply a fraction by a whole number, convert the whole number into a fraction by giving it a denominator of 1 (3 would become 31 ), and then follow the general rules of multiplying fractions.

Mixed Fractions
In order to multiply mixed fractions, you will have to know how to convert back and forth between a mixed fraction and improper fraction. If your child needs help with this concept, take a look at Fractions Basics at the bottom of the Fractions page and work through some of the worksheets.
  1. Convert the mixed fraction into an improper fraction
  2. Multiply the fractions by using the general rules
  3. Convert the product back to a mixed fraction
Use these rules to work through the various worksheets and exercises on this page until your child is a professional fraction multiplier!