5. Multiply Fractions
In the fourth grade, students multiply fractions and whole numbers. In Multiply Fractions Worksheet, they extend multiplication to multiplying two fractions. Students begin with representing multiplication of fractions using models, to help students visualize the concept and then progress to problem involving direct multiplication. In general, students understand that the result of multiplication a/b x c/d = ab/cd.
Common Core Alignment
5.NF.4.aInterpret the product (a/b) × q as a parts of a partition of q into b equal parts; equivalently, as the result of a sequence of operations a × q ÷ b.