Lesson 8 Divide to Multiply Non-unit Fractions
Let’s solve problems about multiplying whole numbers by fractions.
Warm-up True or False: A Fraction by a Whole Number
Decide if each statement true or false. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.
Activity 1 Multiply a Whole Number by a Fraction
Find the value of each expression. Explain or show your reasoning. Draw a diagram if it is helpful.
Activity 2 Match Expressions to Diagrams
Explain how each expression represents the shaded region.
How far did Kiran run?
Show or explain your thinking.