Multiply a whole number by a non-unit fraction.
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a. $${4\times {3\over5}}$$
b. $${2\times{6\over7}}$$
c. $${7\times{5\over8}}$$
Show or explain how you know $${3\times {5\over6}=15\times{1\over6}}$$.
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Which of the following is equivalent to $${7\times {3\over8}}$$? There are three correct answers.
A. $${{7+3}\over 8}$$
B. $${{7 \times 3} \over 8}$$
C. $${21\times{1\over8}}$$
D. $${8\times {3\over7}}$$
E. $${3\times {7\over8}}$$
F. $${10\times {1\over8}}$$
Explain how to find $${3 \times {4\over5}}$$ using a number line. Find the product.
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