# Multiply Using Halves

In this worksheet, students will multiply numbers by halves.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems with Fractions

Difficulty level:

#### Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will multiply 1/2 by whole numbers and then write the number of halves in different ways.

Example

Work out

5  ×
 1 2
=

Use these five half apples to help.

We can make two whole apples and a spare half.

We can write the answer like this:

5 ×
 1 2
=
 5 2
= 2
 1 2
= two and a half

Does that make sense?

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