With this quick, simple worksheet, you can help your students grow comfortable with the process of multiplying mixed numbers.
Directions for students
Max is mixed up about multiplying mixed numbers. Help him by walking him though the step below.
First, students explain to Max why we need to convert mixed numbers to fractions before we multiply.
Next, they help him match the mixed number in the top row with the improper fraction in the bottom row.
Third, students help him choose the correct way to rewrite each multiplication expression with two improper fractions.
Finally, they put all these steps together, to help Max actually find each product.
This can be used as an introduction, a homework assignment, or as review.
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