Solve real-world problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number or a whole number by a fraction.
Ken is filling his garden containers with a cup that holds
pounds of soil. If he uses 8 cups to fill his garden containers, how many pounds of soil did Ken use?
Problems include creating real-world situations based on an equation or representing a real-world problem with a visual model or equation.
Clarification 2: Fractions within problems must reference the same whole.
Clarification 3: Within this benchmark, the expectation is not to simplify or use lowest terms.
Clarification 4: Fractions limited to fractions less than one with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 16 and 100.