Unit 2, Lesson 5# Multiplication of Fractions by Whole Numbers

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education 60 min(s)

This lesson extends the understanding of addition and subtraction with fractions and mixed numbers to multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers by a whole number. Students will apply their knowledge of multiplication as repeated addition to multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.