# Multiplying and dividing fractions

### Term 1 starting in week 5 :: Estimated time: 2 weeks

• Represent multiplication of fractions
• Multiply a fraction by an integer
• Find the product of a pair of unit fractions
• Find the product of a pair of any fractions
• Divide an integer by a fraction
• Divide a fraction by a unit fraction
• Understand and use the reciprocal
• Divide any pair of fractions
• Multiply and divide improper and mixed fractions
• Multiply and divide algebraic fractions

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## Lesson Starters

Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.

### 1st Lesson #### Memor Sea

Twelve numbers in a seascape need to be memorised in order to answer the five questions.

### 2nd Lesson #### Small Satisfaction

Arrange the digits one to nine in the grid so that they obey the row and column headings.

### 3rd Lesson #### Lemon Law

Change the numbers on the apples so that the number on the lemon is the given total.

### 4th Lesson #### Letters in a Number

Questions about the number of letters in numbers.

### 5th Lesson #### Consecy Brothers

Which three consecutive numbers multiplied together give the given answer.

### 6th Lesson #### Eleven Plus Two

Rearrange the letters in the expression 'Eleven Plus Two' to make another expression with the same value.

Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.

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