• Aaron Daffern

6th Grade Math - Multiplying by a Fraction

Updated: Aug 29

This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 6.3B:

determine, with and without computation, whether a quantity is increased or decreased when multiplied by a fraction, including values greater than or less than one

Instruction

Multiplying by a number does not always result in a larger product. Sometimes, the answer actually gets smaller!

STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2021, this supporting standard has been tested once on the STAAR test. A video explaining the problem can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over this question, click here. The video below is linked to the question in the quiz as an answer explanation after the quiz is submitted.

To view all the posts in this 6thfa grade TEKS review series, click here.

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