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Examples, solutions, and videos to help Grade 4 students learn how to solve word problems involving the multiplication of a whole number and a fraction including those involving line plots.

Topic G: Repeated Addition of Fractions as Multiplication

Common Core Standards: 4.NF.4, 4.MD.4, 4.OA.2, 4.MD.2

NYS Common Core Grade 4 Module 5, Lesson 40

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Lesson 40 Concept Development

Problem 1:
The chart shows the heights, in feet, of some football players. Use the data to create a line plot at the bottom of this page and to answer the questions below.
a. What is the difference in the height of the tallest and shortest players?
b. Player I and Player B have a combined height that is 1 1/8 feet taller than a school bus. What is the height of a school bus?

Problem 2:
One of the players on the team is now 4 times as tall as he was at birth, when he measured 1 5/8 feet. Who is the player?
Lesson 40 Concept Development and Problem Set




Lesson 40 Homework

1. The chart to the right shows the total monthly rainfall for a city. Use the data to create a line plot at the bottom of this page and to answer the following questions.
a. What is the difference in rainfall from the wettest and driest months?

b. How much more rain fell in May than in April?

c. What is the combined rainfall amount for the summer months of June, July, and August?

d. How much more rain fell in the summer months than the combined rainfall for the last 4 months of the year?

e. In which months did it rain twice as much as it rained in December?

f. Each inch of rain can produce ten times that many inches of snow. If all of the rainfall in January was in the form of snow, how many inches of snow fell in January?


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