Multiplying Fractions

Improper Fractions

Word Problems

Simplifying Fractions

Mixed Numbers

100

½ x ⅕

⅒

100

Definition of an improper fraction.

What is a fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator?

100

Mrs. Evans had baked 1/2 a tray of brownies. She decided to bring 2/3 of what she had to school. What fraction of a pan of brownies did she bring to school? Write the multiplication problem and solve.

2/6 OR 1/3 of a pan of brownies.

100

Can this fraction be simplified? If no, write no. If yes, simplify it:

5/7

No.

100

Definition of a mixed number.

What is a number with whole numbers and fractions?

200

⅓ x ⅐

¹⁄₂₁

200

Turn into improper fraction: 3 1/2

7/2

200

Mrs. Grosenbach had 3/4 of a box of chocolate with her. She decided to share 1/2 of the box with her friends. What fraction of a box of chocolates did she share? Write the multiplication problem and solve.

3/8 of a box

200

Can this fraction be simplified? If no, write no. If yes, simplify it:

2/4

Yes: 1/2

200

Turn to a mixed number

27/5

5 2/5

300

⅔ x ⅕

²⁄₁₅

300

Turn into improper fraction: 2 3/4

11/4

300

Mrs. Miller was walking through the parking lot and noticed that 5/7 of the vehicles there were cars. Of those cars, she noticed that 1/3 of them were silver. How many of the cars were silver? Write the multiplication problem and solve.

5/21 of the cars.

300

Can this fraction be simplified? If no, write no. If yes, simplify it:

3/8

No.

300

Turn to a mixed number

50/10

5

400

¾ x ⅖

⁶⁄₂₀ OR ³⁄₁₀

400

Turn into improper fraction: 10 2/5

52/5

400

Mrs. Blakely had 5/6 of an hour before she had to leave for school. She spent 2/3 of that time getting ready. What fraction of an hour did Mrs. Blakely spend getting ready for school? Write the multiplication problem and solve.

10/18 OR 5/9 of an hour

400

Can this fraction be simplified? If no, write no. If yes, simplify it:

5/15

Yes: 1/3

400

Turn to a mixed number

16/3

5 1/3

500

⁶⁄₇ x ⅝

³⁰⁄₅₆ OR ¹⁵⁄₂₈

500

Turn into an improper fraction: 10 4/6

64/6

500

Mrs. Gasior noticed that 3/7 of the students in Mrs. Astrahan's math accel class were boys. She also noticed that 1/2 of the girls were named Mariana. What fraction of ALL STUDENTS in the math class were named Mariana? Write the multiplication problem and solve.

2/7 of the students.

500

Can this fraction be simplified? If no, write no. If yes, simplify it:

25/30

Yes: 5/6

500

Turn to a mixed number 300/100

What is 3?