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Multiplying Fractions

Teachers can use this interactive tool to help students build a conceptual understanding of what it means to multiply with fractions. The tool includes word problems and paraphrase applications of the word problems, visual models, and equations. It can be used to model the use of multiplication to find the product for both "groups of" and "parts of" problems. This page includes a video demonstration of the tool and sample lessons from the Conceptua curriculum. Free registration is required to use the tool. A paid subscription is necessary to access full curriculum and allow full student use.
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Contributed by: Conceptua Math, Publisher
Math TopicNumber Sense, Fractions, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level4, 5, 6+
Resource TypeActivity, Demonstration, Interactive Media, Lesson Plans, Video

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentYes
    • ContributorConceptua Math, Publisher
    • Publication Date2011
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2011 Conceptua Math, LLC
      http://www.conceptuamath.com/terms.html
    • AccessAvailable by subscription, Free access with registration
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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  • User Comments
    • 5
      Great resource
      By bethb on 02/19/2013 - 15:22
    • I love how this resource presents a problem, then the multiplication sentence and the model!