Page 1 of 3 Fifth Grade Fifth Grade Multiplying fractions Instructor: Name: Class: Period: Date: Write true or false next to each equation. 1. ______ 6 x 1/5= 6/5 or 1 1/5 2. ______ 8 x 2/3 = 16/3 or 5 1/3 3. ______ 40 x 5/8= 7/8 or 2 3/4 4. ______ 25 x 3/5 = 15/4 or 3 1/4 Match the correct work to the story problem 5. There is ½ of a pan of brownie’s left. Four children are going to share it equally. What fraction of the whole pan of brownies will each child get? 6. Shelly made cupcakes and now she wants to frost them. She has 4 cups of frosting. It takes 1/3 of a cup of frosting for each cupcake. How many cupcakes can she frost? 7. Matt’s school is 12 blocks away. One morning he ran 3/8 of the way there and walked the rest. How many blocks did he run? 8. Danielle ran the first 1/5 of a 6-mile race. How many miles did she run? 9. Danielle jogged 3/5 of a 6 mile race. How many miles did she jog? A. 3/8 x 12 = 36/8 or 9/2 or 4 ½ C. 1/3 x ____= 4 B. 1/5 x 6 = 6/5 or 1 1/5 D. 4 x ___= 1/2 E. 3 x 1 1/5 = 18/5 or 3 3/5 Page 2 of 3 Circle the correct answer 10. In Zach’s class, 3/5 of the students are boys. How many boys are in Zach’s class? a. 15 b. 27 c. 9 11. It takes ½ of a cup of flour to make a batch of pancakes. Curtis has 5 cups of flour. How many batches of pancakes can he make? a. 15 b. 8 c. 10 12. There is 1/3 of a pan of cornbread left. Four children are going to share it equally. What fraction of the whole pan of cornbread will each child get? a. 2/3 b. 1/12 c. 1/4 13. Rose lives ¾ of a mile from her cousin. One day, she rode her bike to her cousin’s house. When she got 2/5 of the way there, her bike broke down and she had to walk the rest of the way. What part of a mile did she go on her bike before it broke? a. 3/10 b. 3/5 c. 4/10 14. Laura has a toy robot collection. 4/7 of her 28 robots make noise. How many of Laura’s robots make noise? a. 12 b. 16 c. 22 Page 3 of 3 Read the problem and direction carefully. 15. After the neighborhood block party, 2/4 of the brownies were left in the pan. Then Claire ate 1/6 of the leftovers. How much of the entire pan of brownies did she eat? Solve the problem. Use number or labeled sketches to show how you got the answer. If you like, you can divide the square below into a grid to help. Write an equation to match, and write a complete sentence to show the answer.