Multiplying and Dividing with Fractions using Magic Squares is a fun way to practice these advanced fraction skills in a math center or as an early finisher activity.
This packet includes practice on:
~multiplying fractions by fractions
~multiplying whole numbers by fractions
~multiplying by mixed numbers
~dividing fractions by fractions
~dividing larger numbers by fractions
~dividing by mixed numbers
The strategy for each of the Magic Squares is the same. Cut out the 16 smaller squares and then reassemble them into a large square in which all of the touching sides are equal - a Magic Square!
The 18 puzzles in this download come in three different levels of difficulty. Level 1 is easiest with wizards all around the outside edges. Level 2 has only wizards along the top and bottom edge. Level 3 must be completed without the help of wizards.
All of the answers in these puzzles are expressed in lowest terms.