Find fractions of whole number amounts using multiplication and division.

Solve multiplication and division problems that involve fractions.

Number Framework Stages 7 and 8.

#### Using Materials

Problem: “At the supermarket, there are 4 blocks of chocolate in each box. Mel notices that she has 5 boxes, each of which has 3 blocks of chocolate left in them. Mel decides to tidy up by repackaging them into whole boxes. How many boxes can Mel make up?”

Write 5 x 3/4 on the board, then build 5 groups of 3 quarters with fraction material, and arrange the 15 pieces into wholes.

Discuss why 5 x 3/4 = 3 3/4.

Examples: Word problems for: 3 x 3/4, 3 x 2/3, 4 x 2/3, 5 x 4/5

#### Using Imaging

Examples: Imagine the materials. Word problems for: 10 x 2/3, 2 x 5/7, 15 x 1/5,15 x 1/4

#### Using Number Properties

Examples: Word problems for: 10 x 4/7, 100 x 1/5, 20 x 2/9, 11 x 3/4