4^{th} Grade (MAT) Targeted Standard (NF) Number and Operations - Fractions Cluster: Build fractions from unit fractions by applying and extending previous understandings of operations on whole numbers.

MAT-04.NF.04 Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.

a. Understand a fraction a/b as a multiple of 1/b.
b. Understand a multiple of a/b as a multiple of 1/b, and use this understanding to multiply a fraction by a whole number.
c. Using visual fraction models and equations, solve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number.