Multiplying Fractions

This animated video illustrates the use of an array to solve a word problem involving the multiplication of fractions.

This video was produced for the PBS LearningMedia library, thanks to a generous grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. It was produced in collaboration withKentucky Educational Television.

Common Core Standards:

CCSS Mathematics 5.NF.B.4a (Grade 5): Number & Operations—Fractions, Multiplication and Division: Interpret the product (a/b) x q as parts of a partition of qinto equal parts.

CCSS Mathematics 5.NF.B.6 (Grade 5): Number & Operations—Fractions,Multiplication and Division: Solve real world problems involving the multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.