Now
that you are familiar with pattern blocks, you can use
them to multiply fractions and whole numbers.

As
you work on this exploration,
think about what you already know about how whole number
multiplication works.

How
is multiplying fractions different than multiplying
whole numbers? How is it the same?

Step
3: Dividing fractions

In
this final exploration,
you will use the Math Playground pattern blocks applet to learn how to divide
fractions.

How
is dividing fractions different than dividing whole
numbers? How is it the same? What strategies

Step
4: Worksheets 1 and 2

Here
are your questions for this lesson. Worksheet 1 and Worksheet 2 Your teacher may ask you
to work on this assignment in class, or it may be a
part of your homework.