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Comparing The Size of Fractional Products

5.NF.5
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Grade 5 Fractions - 5.NF.5

How to Find the Fraction of a Whole Number - Finding the fraction for a whole number is similar to multiplying a fraction with a number There is a simple method where any number can be represented in different formats such as percentage, decimal, mixed number, and fraction. These conversions are far easier with whole numbers. In order to solve the problem, you need to be familiar with the basic concept of division and multiplication. - Write the problem down. If you have a word problem, then you need to make sure that all the numbers are expressed properly. (1/3) x 7 - Multiply the whole number by the numerator. When you are working with the whole number, you only get to multiply the number by the numerator of the fraction. Throughout the method, the denominator remains the same. (1/3) x 7 = 7/3 - Divide the product then by the denominator of the fraction. The fraction in this step might seem like an improper fraction, which means that the numerator will be larger than the denominator or be reduced. The answer you will get will be: 2 1/3

Printable Worksheets And Lessons


  • Fraction of Tennis Cards Step-by-step Lesson- Tennis cards... Did I lose my mind? Many parts of Europe enjoy tennis cards.

  • Guided Lesson - Shade to show that you understand. This is a cool activity.

  • Guided Lesson Explanation - It took me forever to make this one because it was very difficult to think up how to best explain it.

  • Practice Worksheet - Bogart elementary teachers requested this one. I hope It worked out for you guys.

  • Matching Worksheet - Match the shaded rectangles to the problems that shaded them this way. I agree it is a bit easy, but it's a nice conclusion to a lesson.




Homework Sheets

It is always helpful to start out with helping them along with visuals like divided rectangles.

  • Homework 1 - Dennis has 6 pieces of burger. He gives to Emmy 1/3 of the pieces of burger. Draw the number of pieces that Emmy has in the space below.
  • Homework 2 - Caleb has 8 strawberries. He gives Marcus 1/4 of the strawberries. Draw the number of strawberries that Marcus has in the space below.
  • Homework 3 - Mitchell has 8 sandwiches. He gives Finn 2/4 of the sandwiches. Draw the number of sandwiches that Finn has in the space below.



Practice Worksheets

This time there are slightly different shapes. I'm trying to wean them off of the concept of squares or rectangles.

  • Practice 1 - Shelley has 8 cookies. She gives Erin 2/4 of the cookies. Draw the number of cookies that Erin has in the space below.
  • Practice 2 - Charles has 12 parrots. He gives Gabriel 2/4 of the parrots. Draw the number of parrots that Gabriel has.
  • Practice 3 - Elijah has 15 toffees. He gives Zac 4/5 of the toffees. Draw the number of toffees that Zac has in the space below.



Math Skill Quizzes

Yes, you will even find hearts and happy faces in the mix too!

  • Quiz 1 - Three friends buy 12 glasses of chocolate shake so that they can share. Copper for paid 1/2 of the chocolate shake. Max and Joshua paid for 1/4 of the chocolate shake. How many of the glasses of chocolate shake does Max directly own?
  • Quiz 2 - James has 10 color bottles. He gives Jaxon 2/5 of the color bottles. Draw the number of color bottles that Jaxon has.
  • Quiz 3 - Beau has 12 pair of socks. He gives Jai 2/4 of the pair of socks. Draw the number of pair of socks that Jai has.