Multiplying Fractions by Fractions
Multiplying Fractions with a Model
The overlapping area is the answer. So in this problem,
Which problem does the model represent?
Which model correctly shows the problem ?
Which product is represented by the model?
What problem is represented by the model?
Use the model to find the product.
Which fraction model shows 2/5 x 2/3?
Multiplying Fractions by Fractions Without Models
Multiply the numerators.
Multiply the denominators.
Simplify if needed.
Mimi is baking cookies for her grandson. The recipe calls for ⅔ cup of chocolate chips and she wants to make half of a batch. Which of the following statements is true?
Multiply these fractions: remember to simplify!
Find the product:
Bella has 32 songs on her iphone. Three-eighths of those songs are by Justin Timberlake. How many Justin Timberlake songs does Bella have on her iphone?