# Multiplying Fractions Task Cards - Deep Thinking and Real Life

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Want a convenient way to encourage deep thinking so your students really understand how to use multiplying fractions in real life? The 20 task cards use real life multiplying fractions problems. Perfect for math centers. One of my best sellers!

How can I use this product?

This set of multiplying fraction task cards can be used as a math center. I have used these as prompts for their math journal or as a Scoot game (for partners). Students can do two a day for a whole week.

What is included?

1 pdf file with 18 pages

• 4 pages with cover/intro/notes/standards

• 5 pages with four multiplying fractions tasks on each page (landscape)

• 1 blank page with four frames in case you want to add your own

• 1 page printable math center instructions – Choose a task card. 1 – Draw a picture of your thinking. 2 – Show your work. 3 – Explain your answer. 4 – If possible, think of another way to figure it out.

• 3 page for student recording sheet

• 2 page to keep track of which cards each student did

Using this recipe – how do you need to change it to make enough cookies for each student in your class to have three cookies.

2/3 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 eggs 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

This recipe makes two dozen cookies.

Is this available in a bundle as well?

Yes, it's included in Multiplying Fractions Tour Book. And both my Multiplying and Dividing Task Cards are bundled together in Fractions Task Card Bundle.

Do you have other products that are related?

I have a Google Drive version as well as 12 Dividing Fractions Task Cards, and many other fraction activities!

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Common Core Standards:

4.NF.1. Explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction (n × a)/(n × b) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.

4.NF.2. Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators.

4.NF.3. Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b.

4.NF.4. Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.

5.NF.3. Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.

5.NF.4. Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction.

5.NF.5. Interpret multiplication as scaling (resizing), by: a. Comparing the size of a product to the size of one factor on the basis of the size of the other factor, without performing the indicated multiplication. b. Explaining why multiplying a given number by a fraction greater than 1 results in a product greater than the given number (recognizing multiplication by whole numbers greater than 1 as a familiar case); explaining why multiplying a given number by a fraction less than 1 results in a product smaller than the given number; and relating the principle of fraction equivalence a/b = (n×a)/(n×b) to the effect of multiplying a/b by 1.

5.NF.6. Solve real world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.

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