SSAT Middle Level Math : How to multiply fractions

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Middle Level Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #2 : 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? 

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. 

Karen collected  bags of leaves.

Example Question #2 : 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? 

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  times. 

Sam collected  bags of leaves. 

Example Question #1 : 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? 

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. 

Drew collected  bags of leaves.

Example Question #1 : 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? 

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. 

Brian collected  bags of leaves. 

Example Question #1 : 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? 

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  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? 

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. 

Matt collected  bags of leaves. 

Example Question #51 : How To Multiply Fractions

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

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. 

Wes collected  bags of leaves. 

Example Question #10 : 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? 

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. 

Sally collected  bag of leaves. 

Example Question #51 : How To Multiply Fractions

Todd collected  of a bag of leaves. Tim collected  times as many bags as Todd. How many bags did Tim collect? 

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. 

Tim collected  bag of leaves. 

Example Question #51 : How To Multiply Fractions

Missy collected  of a bag of leaves. Jen collected  times as many bags as Missy. How many bags did Jen collect? 

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. 

Jen collected 1 bag of leaves. 

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