This Instructional Activity is part of the the Lesson 18, Unit 5, Grade 5. The context of the problem encourages students to represent the multiplication with a tape diagram or number line. Nolan gives some Fruit-by-the-Foot to his 3 friends to share equally. If he has 1/3 foot of Fruit-by-the-Foot, how many feet of Fruit-by-the-Foot will each friend receive?