# 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

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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I like this a lot. The only thing I wish it had was a recording sheet for the answers. Usually there is a blank sheet that looks like the one that the answer key is on, with space for students to record their answers. I love task cards, but I find I always have to create something to go with them so that students have ample space to work out the problem using the strategies that they have learned. I love everything else about this - the word problems, the theme, the real-world connection. It's a great product! Thank you!
Double-check the zip-file that you downloaded. I included a student recording sheet with space for 8 problems per page because I thought some teachers might like to have a recording sheet. Is that what you meant? I have taught my students to fold sheets of paper and number for the amount of problems to save on copy paper and utilize the tons of packs of notebook paper we have :) Thanks for the great feedback!