Operation I

Operations on Fractions: Multiplication and Division

Fraction Learning Pathway

Curriculum Connections

OP I Multiply any fraction by a whole number using models and symbols
Grade Curriculum Expectations
6
  • represnt, compare, and order fractional amounts with unlike denominators, including proper and improper fractions and mixed numbers, using a variety of tools and using standard fractional notation;
6
  • determine and explain, through investigation usign concrete materials, drawings and calculators, the relationships among fractions, decimal numbers, and percents.
7
  • use a variety of mental strategies to solve problems involving the addition and subtraction of fractions and decimals;
7
  • add and subtract fractions with simple like and unlike denominators, using a variety of tools and algorithms;
7
  • demonstrate, using concrete materials, the relationship between the repeated addition of fractions and the multiplication of that fraction by a whole number;
7
  • determine, through investigation, the relationships among fractions, decimals, percents, and ratios;
8
  • represent, compare, and order rational numbers;
8
  • translate between equivalent forms of a number;
8
  • use estimation when solving problems involving operations with whole numbers, decimals, percents, integers, and fractions, to help judge the reasonableness of a solution;
8
  • represnt the multiplication and division of fractions, using a variety of tools and strategies;
8
  • solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with simple fractions.
9D
  • simplify numerical expressions involving integers and rational numbers, with and without the use of technology;
9D
  • solve problems requiring the manipulation of expressions arising from applications of percent, ratio, rate, and proportion;
9D
  • determine, through investigation, various formulas for the slope of a line segment or to determine the slope of a line segment or a line;
9P
  • solve problems requiring the expression of percents, fractions, and decimals in their equivalent forms