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Reducing Before Multiplying Fractions. NS 2.1 Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication , and division of positive fractions and explain why a particular operation was used for a given situation. Today’s objective: learn how to multiply fractions

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### Reducing Before Multiplying Fractions

• NS 2.1 Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of positive fractions and explain why a particular operation was used for a given situation.

• Today’s objective: learn how to multiply fractions

• Learning target: Answer at least 3 of the 4 fraction multiplication problems correctly on the exit ticket.

• Why reduce before multiplying fractions?

• How are we allowed to reduce fractions before multiplying?

• What is cross-canceling?

Note: this is different from cross-multiplying! Cross-multiplying is when there is an equals sign in between the two fractions/ratios

• What if we are multiplying a mixed number?

• Simplify the same number: the answer if possible.