Solve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number (for example, by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem). For example, if each person at a party will eat 3/8 of a pound of roast beef, and there will be five people at the party, how many pounds of roast beef will be needed? Between what two whole numbers does your answer lie?
Number and Operations—Fractions
- Build fractions from unit fractions by applying and extending previous understandings of operations on whole numbers.
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.