4th and 5th
4.NF.B.4 Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.
5.NF.B.4 Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction.
Multiplying a fraction and a whole number in a real-world context
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This product provides ten focus quizzes:
*Each focus quiz contains five word problems on one page
*there are 50 word problems in all
*each word problem is followed by space for student work
*word problems contain some unit fractions, although they are not the focus in this product
*answers contain whole numbers and improper fractions
*directions ask students to simplify answers and convert improper fractions to mixed numbers
*This product also includes an answer key for all focus quizzes conveniently fit onto one page
There are three types of real-world contexts addressed by the word problems in this product:
1. taking a fraction of (e.g. Sarah shared 2/3 of her 12 stickers. How many stickers did she share?)
2. repeated addition (e.g. 12 children eat ½ pound of chocolate each. How much chocolate did they eat all together?)
3. times as much (e.g. It rained ¾ inch today. It will rain two times as much tomorrow. How much will it rain tomorrow?)
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