Multiply Fractions with Unlike Denominators Math Games

In this series of games, your students will learn to interpret the product (a/b) × q as a part of a partition of q into b equal parts; equivalently, as the result of a sequence of operations a × q ÷ b.  The Multiply Fractions with Unlike Denominators learning objective — based on CCSS and state standards — delivers improved student engagement and academic performance in your classroom, as demonstrated by research. This learning objective directly references 5.NF.B.4.a as written in the common core national math standards.

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Concepts Covered

Express division of a whole number as the multiplication of a whole number by the unit fraction. Express the fraction of a fraction as a fraction times a fraction. Express the fraction of a whole number as a fraction times a whole number. Develop an understanding that the formula for the product of 2 fractions is a/b x c/d = ac/bd. Use fraction strip and number lines to model fraction multiplication.

A preview of each game in the learning objective is found below.

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Tags: fraction, multiplication, division, denominator, numerator, number line, whole number

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