# Multiplication of Fractions As Parts of A Group

Multiplication of fractional numbers and fractional numbers.

Activity: Illustrate multiplication of a fractional number and fractional number by dividing a group into equal parts, selecting the fractional number of parts, repeatedly add the fractional part, and equate it to a fractional number.

Solve problems like the following:

1/2 x 2/5 |
1/5 x 5/8 |

1/2 x 4/5 |
1/7 x 7/8 |

1/3 x 3/5Y |
1/5 x 5/6 |

Bigger and Better

2/3 x 3/5 |
3/4 x 4/5 |

3/4 x 8/10 |
2/3 x 3/4 |

2/3 x 3/5 |
3/5 x 5/6 |

2/3 x 3/7 |
4/5 x 5/8 |

2/3 x 1/2 |
2/3 x 4/5 |

3/4 x 3/5 |
3/4 x 1/5 |

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