Section A: Practice Problems Fraction Multiplication
In this unit, we learned to multiply fractions. First we learned to multiply unit fractions. For example, we learned that
In diagram A, we can see that
In diagram B, we can see that
Problem 1 (Pre-Unit)
There are 63 students in the cafeteria. There are 9 students at each table.
At how many tables are the students seated?
Write a division equation to represent your answer.
Problem 2 (Pre-Unit)
What is the area of this figure? Explain your reasoning.
Problem 3 (Pre-Unit)
Select all expressions that are equivalent to
Problem 4 (Pre-Unit)
Jada has 8 pennies. Each one weighs
Problem 5 (Lesson 1)
of of the square.
Explain where you see
of in your drawing.
Problem 6 (Lesson 2)
Write an expression for how much of the square is shaded.
Find the value of your expression.
Problem 7 (Lesson 3)
Write an equation representing the shaded part of the diagram.
Explain how the diagram shows each part of your equation.
Problem 8 (Lesson 4)
Write an expression for the shaded region of the square.
Explain how your expression matches the shaded region.
Problem 9 (Lesson 5)
Write an expression for the area of the shaded region.
Explain how the diagram shows your expression.
Problem 10 (Lesson 6)
Write a multiplication expression for the area of the shaded region. Explain your reasoning.
What is the area of the shaded region in square units?
Problem 11 (Lesson 7)
Find the value that makes each equation true.
Problem 12 (Lesson 8)
This flag of Sweden is
What is the area of the whole flag?
What is the area of the rectangle in the upper right?
Problem 13 (Exploration)
On this American flag the width of the blue rectangle is
Problem 14 (Exploration)
Jada folded a square piece of paper in half many times, sometimes horizontally and sometimes vertically. She shaded the folded piece of paper and then unfolded it. Here is a picture.
What fraction of the paper did Jada shade? Explain how you know.