       MULTIPLYING MIXED FRACTIONS LESSON PLAN ELEMENTARY MATH WORKSHEET LESSONS MATH TEACHING LEARNING MATHEMATICS STUDENTS EDUCATION CURRICULUM THEME UNIT RESOURCES ACTIVITY  Learn multiplying mixed fraction skills. # MULTIPLYING MIXED FRACTIONS AND NUMBERS LESSON

Objectives:

1. The student will be able to multiply mixed fractions.

2.  The student will be able to multiply fractions with whole numbers and regular fractions.

3.  The student will be able to convert mixed fractions into improper fractions.            MULTIPLYING MIXED FRACTIONS LESSON PLAN

Directions:

Print the Multiplying Mixed Fractions reading and questions worksheet (see below).

Students should read the passage silently, then answer the questions.  Teachers may also use the text as part of a classroom lesson plan.

Lesson Excerpt

Multiplying mixed numbers is similar to multiplying fractions. When you see a mixed fraction, you may be confused as to how you can multiply the mixed number by a whole number, fraction, or mixed number.

You probably already know how to add and subtract mixed fractions. When you add or subtract mixed fractions, you separate the whole number from the fraction. You treat both parts as two separate things. When you multiply fractions, you do not do this. The whole number and fraction become an improper fraction.

An improper fraction is a fraction where the numerator is bigger than the denominator.

An example of an improper fraction: You can change a mixed number to an improper fraction by following these steps:

continued... LESSON PRINTABLES Lesson on Multiplying Mixed Fractions.

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