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Multiplication of Fractions**

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**Objectives:**

· To develop an understanding of how to multiply fractions

· To practice fraction multiplication problems

· To become skillful in doing multiplication fraction problems as needed for the GED or other educational goals

**Outcomes:**

· To correctly complete a fraction multiplication worksheet

**Warm-Up:**

To create a **
worksheet on multiplication** of fractions, __
click here__
http://www.mathbuilder.com/cgi-bin/m.cgi?FT=401&F=FIVE70 . If you complete
less than 18 correctly, go to **New Instruction**.

**New Instruction:**

1. To develop an

understanding of multiplicationof fractions,click herehttp://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U4L4GL.html. Do Step 1 through Step 4. Complete 10 problems on Step 4.

2. To continue developing your

understanding of multiplicationof fractions,click herehttp://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U4L7GL.html. Do Step 1 through Step 4. Complete 10 problems on Step 4.

**Feedback and Review:**

1. To

practice your multiplicationfraction problems,click herehttp://www.visualfractions.com/.Scroll down to Multiply Fractions and complete all four sections. Read the instructions at the bottom of the page and complete correctly 20 problems at the top of the page.·

Multiply Fractions with linesorMultiply Fractions With Circleswill give instruction and practice in multiplying fractions. Each example will have a mixed number times a whole number.

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Multiply Fractions-Strictwill give instruction and practice in multiplying fractions. These examples will have a mixed number times a mixed number. The product must be entered as a mixed number and in lowest terms.

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Multiplicative Inversewill show you how to find the inverse of a number and how the product of a number and its inverse is one.2. To

continue practicing your fraction multiplicationproblems,click herehttp://www.omegamath.com/Demo/k2.4.html. Scroll down to Multiplying Fractions and complete the Student Interactive Problems #3, #4, and #5, check each answer.

**Transfer of Knowledge or
Skills:**

1. To create a worksheet on multiplication of fractions,

click herehttp://www.mathbuilder.com/cgi-bin/m.cgi?FT=401&F=FIVE70. If you complete less than 18 correctly on the worksheet, go to the following:·

New Instruction:o

Activity 1http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U4L4GL.htmloro

Activity 2http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U4L7GL.htmlor·

Feedback and Review:o

Activity 1http://www.visualfractions.com/oro

Activity 2http://www.omegamath.com/Demo/k2.4.html

2. When you have successfully completed this activity, go back to the

math home page.