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Free printable and online worksheets to help Grade 5 students practice multiplying fractions and whole numbers.
Printable “Multiply Fractions” Worksheets:
Multiply Fractions with Canceling
Multiply Fractions & Whole Numbers
Multiply Fractions by Fractions (Area Model)
Multiply Mixed Numbers
Fraction Word Problems (Add, Subtract, Multiply)
Fraction Word Problems (Tape Diagrams)
There are also some worksheets and multiplying fraction word problems for online practice.
To multiply a fraction and a whole number, you can follow these steps:
Step 1: Convert the whole number into a fraction by placing it over a denominator of 1.
Step 2: Cancel out common factors in the numerator and denominator.
Step 3: Multiply the numerators of the fraction and the whole number together.
Step 4: Multiply the denominators of the fraction and the whole number together.
Step 5: Simplify the resulting fraction, if possible, by reducing the numerator and denominator to their lowest terms.
Here is an example:
Suppose you want to multiply 2/3 by the whole number 4.
Step 1: Convert the whole number 4 into a fraction: 4/1.
Step 2: Cancel out common factors in the numerator and denominator.
Step 3: Multiply the numerators together: 2 x 4 = 8.
Step 4: Multiply the denominators together: 3 x 1 = 3.
Step 5: Simplify the resulting fraction: 8/3 cannot be simplified further.
Therefore, 2/3 multiplied by 4 equals 8/3, which is equivalent to the mixed number 2 2/3.
Another example:
Have a look at this video if you need to review how to multiply fractions and whole numbers.
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Multiply Fractions & Whole Numbers
Multiply Fractions & Whole Numbers
Multiply Fractions & Whole Numbers
Multiply Fractions Worksheet #1
Multiply Fractions Worksheet #2
Multiply Mixed Numbers
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Multiply Fractions with Whole Numbers
Multiply Fractions with Fractions
Multiply Fractions and Mixed Numbers
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