# Multiplying fractions by whole numbers

Last updated: 27/06/2024
Main Subject
Key stage
Category
Maths
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Presentation
Student activity
Worksheet

Help children master how to multiply fractions by whole numbers with this clear and structured PowerPoint presentation and free printable worksheet to practice and reinforce learning.

What’s included

• FREE printable multiplying fractions by whole numbers worksheet
• Editable version plus an accompanying step-by-step PowerPoint (for subscribers).

How to teach multiplying fractions by whole numbers using these resources

KS2 children can learn to multiply fractions by whole numbers in a clear and structured way using these resources. The worksheet includes 10 practice questions, space for workings and answers.

The PowerPoint covers:

• How to multiply fractions by whole numbers in 4 simple steps
• Worked example of multiplying a fraction by a whole number
• 10 practice questions with answers
• Warm-up and plenary activities.

It helps children to understand the concept through simple steps and a worked example. This visual aid is particularly helpful in breaking down the process into understandable parts.

The worksheet helps reinforce learning by working through the practice questions and applying the same steps from the PowerPoint. The space for workings allows them to carefully follow each step and develop a thorough understanding of the process.

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An extract from the PowerPoint:

How to multiply fractions by whole numbers

1. Convert the whole number into a fraction by putting it over 1.
2. Multiply the numerators (top numbers) of the fractions together to get the new numerator.
3. Multiply the denominators (bottom numbers) of the fractions together to get the new denominator.
4. Simplify the fraction, if you need to.

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