Month: January 2018

3-Steps to Fully Understand Multiplying a Whole Number by a Fraction!

Multiplying a whole number by a fraction, like 2/3 x 5 can be very confusing. If you are multiplying, why is the answer smaller than 5? Unless children are taught to illustrate the addition of the fractions, they often never fully understand what is happening with the fractions.  This leaves children with a limited understanding, …