# Visual Fractions – Multiplying Mixed Numbers by a Fraction

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Welcome to Visual Fractions – Multiplying Mixed Numbers by a Fraction!

Using this method, students will learn to Multiply Mixed Numbers by a Fraction using only visual models, that is, WITHOUT KNOWING HOW TO MULTIPLY!

THIS IS A PURELY VISUAL METHOD USING DRAWINGS RATHER THAN ARITHMETIC.

Students gain a better understanding of what happens when you multiply a whole number by a fraction because they get to see the process right before their eyes. By working at the pictorial/iconic level, students develop greater sense of why a product decreases when multiplying a whole number by a fraction.

Send your students to the next grade level prepared like never before!

This video could be used as the lecture part of a flipped classroom lesson. It could be shared with individual students who struggle with understanding fraction basics, it could be used as the lecture segment of your classroom lesson, or it could be used to inform you and your colleagues about a new and exciting way to work with fractions.

The Visual Fractions method is great for students new to learning fractions because it allows them to have a deeper understanding of what is happening when working with abstract concepts like fractions. It is also great for older students who still struggle with basic multiplication and division, but still are expected to know and perform operations with fractions.

I hope you like it and see its usefulness in your classroom.

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