# Common Core: 5th Grade Math : Interpret Multiplication as Scaling: CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.5

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Interpret Multiplication As Scaling: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.5

Which of the two quantities is larger?

Quantity A:

Quantity B:

Hint: You do not need to perform the multiplication to find the answer!

Possible Answers:

Quantity B

Quantity A and Quantity B are equal.

Quantity A

Correct answer:

Quantity A

Explanation:

### Example Question #1 : Interpret Multiplication As Scaling: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.5

Fill in the blank with the correct sign.

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

__________

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal.

Because  can go into  only  time, and  is left over.

__________

### Example Question #2 : Interpret Multiplication As Scaling: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.5

Fill in the blank with the correct sign.

__________

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

__________

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal.

Because  can go into  only  times and  is left over.

### Example Question #3 : Interpret Multiplication As Scaling: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.5

Fill in the blank with the correct sign.

__________

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

__________

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal.

Because  can go into  only  time and  is left over.

### Example Question #1 : Interpret Multiplication As Scaling: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.5

Fill in the blank with the correct sign.

__________

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

__________

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal.

Because  can go into  an even  time.

### Example Question #2 : Interpret Multiplication As Scaling: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.5

Fill in the blank with the correct sign.

__________

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

__________

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal.

Because  can go into  and even  times.

### Example Question #1041 : Numbers And Operations

Fill in the blank with the correct sign.

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Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

__________

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal.

### Example Question #8 : Interpret Multiplication As Scaling: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.5

Fill in the blank with the correct sign.

__________

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

__________

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal.

Because  can go into  only  times and  is left over

### Example Question #2 : Interpret Multiplication As Scaling: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.5

Fill in the blank with the correct sign.

__________

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

__________

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal.

### Example Question #10 : Interpret Multiplication As Scaling: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.5

Fill in the blank with the correct sign.

__________

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

__________

When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over  Then we multiply like normal.

Because  can go into  only  times and  is left over