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Multiply Divide Fractions Word Problems Cupcake Shoppe 5NF3 5NF4

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Put your students to work solving the Cupcake Shoppe's Multiplication and Division with Fractions word problems! My themed sets of word problem use fun themes that you can use year-round, no matter the season or holiday around the corner!

I have found that many students struggle with applying the computations they know when faced with word problems. This really affects them when they face a test that contains almost all word problems. Therefore, I created these Word Problems to challenge students while they learn how to multiply and divide with fractions. I like to use these cards instead of our textbook by placing cards all around the room and having students move to the cards independently to complete the work. Students check in with me throughout the process to get answers checked and to ask questions. Of course, you can also use these in centers.

This set contains:
-32 multiplying and dividing fractions task cards
-Cupcake Shoppe Payroll problems (multiplying whole number/decimal)
-4 Cupcake Shoppe Boxed Order Questions
-student answer/recording sheet
-answer keys

Common Core Alignment:
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.

5.NF.3 Interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator. Solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers.
5.NF.4 Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction.


Check out my other Themed Math Products:
* Multiplying/Dividing Fractions-Area: The Job Site Theme with House Plans
* Adding/Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators: Candy Shop Theme
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On  December 29, 2012Mrs O (TpT Seller) asked:
In response to your comment, I have looked at the file a few times, and there is not a student recording sheet for the task card questions in my pack. It is not a big deal, I can easily do the whole fold the paper thing, but I wanted to let you know since it sounds like it's something you meant to include. Please let me know if you update the file. Thank you!
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On  December 31, 2012tarheelstate teacher answered:
The recording sheet is in a separate file from the task cards packet. When you downloaded, was it a zip file? You can leave me your email and I'd be happy to send you the recording sheet file separately. Thanks!
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Multiply Divide Fractions Word Problems Cupcake Shoppe 5NF3 5NF4
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Multiply Divide Fractions Word Problems Cupcake Shoppe 5NF3 5NF4
Multiply Divide Fractions Word Problems Cupcake Shoppe 5NF3 5NF4