# 5th Grade Common Core: 5.NF.5b

Common Core Identifier: 5.NF.5b / Grade: 5
Curriculum: Number And Operations - Fractions: Apply And Extend Previous Understandings Of Multiplication And Division To Multiply And Divide Fractions.
Detail: Explaining why multiplying a given number by a fraction greater than 1 results in a product greater than the given number (recognizing multiplication by whole numbers greater than 1 as a familiar case); explaining why multiplying a given number by a fraction less than 1 results in a product smaller than the given number; and relating the principle of fraction equivalence a/b = (n x a)/(n x b) to the effect of multiplying a/b by 1.
1 Common Core State Standards (CCSS) aligned worksheet found:
Determine what happens when you multiply an improper fraction by a whole number. Will the product be greater than or less that 1? What happens when you multiply a regular fraction by a whole number? Will the product be greater or less than 1?
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