# Common Core: 5th Grade Math : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers: CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.6

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication Of Fractions And Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.6

A recipe calls for of a cup of flour. If you double the recipe, how much flour do you need?

Explanation:

### Example Question #2 : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication Of Fractions And Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.6

Sara collected  of a bag of leaves. Joe collected  times as many bags as Sara. How many bags did Joe collect?

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.

Joe collected  bags of leaves.

### Example Question #3 : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication Of Fractions And Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.6

Alison collected  of a bag of leaves. Karen collected  times as many bags as Alison. How many bags did Karen collect?

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.

Karen collected  bags of leaves.

### Example Question #3 : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication Of Fractions And Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.6

Jess collected  of a bag of leaves. Sam collected  times as many bags as Jess. How many bags did Sam collect?

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  times.

Sam collected  bags of leaves.

### Example Question #4 : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication Of Fractions And Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.6

Kara collected  of a bag of leaves. Drew collected  times as many bags as Kara. How many bags did Drew collect?

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.

Drew collected  bags of leaves.

### Example Question #5 : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication Of Fractions And Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.6

Jenny collected  of a bag of leaves. Brian collected  times as many bags as Jenny. How many bags did Brian collect?

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.

Brian collected  bags of leaves.

### Example Question #7 : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication Of Fractions And Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.6

Liz collected  of a bag of leaves. Tammy collected  times as many bags as Liz. How many bags did Tammy collect?

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  times.

Tammy collected  bags of leaves.

### Example Question #8 : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication Of Fractions And Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.6

Heather collected  of a bag of leaves. Matt collected  times as many bags as Heather. How many bags did Matt collect?

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.

Matt collected  bags of leaves.

### Example Question #6 : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication Of Fractions And Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.6

Dave collected  of a bag of leaves. Wes collected  times as many bags as Dave. How many bags did Wes collect?

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.

Wes collected  bags of leaves.

### Example Question #7 : Solve Real World Problems Involving Multiplication Of Fractions And Mixed Numbers: Ccss.Math.Content.5.Nf.B.6

Megan collected  of a bag of leaves. Sally collected  times as many bags as Megan. How many bags did Sally collect?