Interpret the product (a/b) × q as a parts of a partition of q into b equal parts; equivalently, as the result of a sequence of operations a × q ÷ b. (e.g., Use a visual fraction model to show (2/3) × 4 = 8/3 and create a story context for this equation. Do the same with (2/3) × (4/5) = 8/15.)
Number and Operations - Fractions
- Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction.