Unit 5, Lesson 13# Multiply mixed number factors, and relate to the distributive property and area model.

EngageNY 60 min(s)

In this lesson, students begin applying their understanding of strategies for multiplying fractions to rectangles with fractional side lengths. They multiply by distributing with the area model. Then they multiply with dimensions renamed as improper fractions. Finally, they compare the two answers and determine the most efficient strategy.