Multiplication of Fractions

 

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 multiplication of fractions, click here http://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 multiplication of fractions, click here http://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 multiplication fraction problems, click here http://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 lines or Multiply Fractions With Circles will give instruction and practice in multiplying fractions. Each example will have a mixed number times a whole number.

 

        Multiply Fractions-Strict will 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.

 

        Multiplicative Inverse will 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 multiplication problems, click here http://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 here  http://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 1 http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U4L4GL.html or

o       Activity 2 http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U4L7GL.html or

        Feedback and Review

o       Activity 1 http://www.visualfractions.com/ or

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

 

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

 

 

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