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Fraction of a

Whole Number
Unit 3, Chapter 6 Lesson 3.6a
Date:

With Fractions, “of ” Means “times” F-MUL 3

Instructions: Solve these problems. Remember, the word “of” is a hint that you need to
multiply the fractions together. You do not need to simplify your answers.

1 what is 1 of 3
2 4
= 3
8
2 find 2 of 3
3 5 Complete
what is 1 of 1 find 1 of 11

warmup
3 4
2 4 4 12

5 what is 1 of 4 6 find 7 of 8
2 5 8 7

7 what is 3 of 2
4 5
8 find 1 of 9
5 7 where “of”
what is 4 of 7 find 5 of 1

means
9 10
5 8 8 3

11 what is 1 of 3 12 find 1 of 3
2 10 10 7

13 what is 3 of 3
4 4
14 find 2 of 1
6 8 “times.”
15 what is 6 of 4 16 find 5 of 3
10 5 6 4
Picture Method
Method One - Fraction of a Set
Libya bought

12 eggs. She
2
used — of
3
them to bake a
She used
cake. How 2
many eggs did
— of 12 = 8 eggs.
3
she use?
Bar Method
Method Two - Fraction of a Set
Libya bought

12 eggs. She
2
used — of
3
3 units = 12
them to bake a 1 unit = 4
cake. How
2
many eggs did — of 12 = 2 units = 8
3
she use?
She used 8 eggs.
Multiplication
Method
Method Three - Fraction of a Set
2

Libya bought 12 eggs. She used 3 of them to bake a cake.

How many eggs did she use?

2
3
x
12 =
2 x 12
3
24
= — =
3 8
5
1
Find the value of —
4
of 5. 4

1
4
x
5 =
1 x 5
4
=
5

4
=
1 1

4
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Unit 3, Chapter 2 Lesson 3.6a


Workbook
Exercise 9
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Unit 3, Chapter 6 Lesson 3.6a