 # Fractions: Multiplying with Halves

In this worksheet, students multiply fractions. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Multiplication/Division Problems with Fractions

Difficulty level:   ### QUESTION 1 of 10

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

Example

Work out

5  ×
 1 2
=

Use these 5 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

Work out

1  ×
 1 2
=
1

1/2

11/2

Write the fraction in a different way.

9 ×
 1 2
=

Select all the possible values of

6  ×
 1 2
=
3

1/12

6/2

Select all the possible values of

2  ×
 1 2
=
2/2

4

1

Select all the possible values of

3  ×
 1 2
=
one and a half

3/2

three sixths

Select all the possible values of

8  ×
 1 2
=
16

4

1/16

Select all the possible values of

5  ×
 1 2
=
5/2

Five halves

Two and a half

Select all the possible values of

11  ×
 1 2
=
11/2

Five and a half

111/2

Select all the possible values of

6  ×
 1 2
=
6

3

6/2

Select all the possible values of

7  ×
 1 2
=
7/2

7/14

Three and a half

• Question 1

Work out

1  ×
 1 2
=
1/2
EDDIE SAYS
Anything multiplied by 1 is itself!
• Question 2

Write the fraction in a different way.

9 ×
 1 2
=
9/2
EDDIE SAYS
9 x 1 = 9 9/2
• Question 3

Select all the possible values of

6  ×
 1 2
=
3
6/2
EDDIE SAYS
Remember to select ALL the possible values. 6/2 = 3
• Question 4

Select all the possible values of

2  ×
 1 2
=
2/2
1
EDDIE SAYS
Remember to select ALL the possible values. 2/2 = 1
• Question 5

Select all the possible values of

3  ×
 1 2
=
one and a half
3/2
EDDIE SAYS
3/2 = 1 1/2
• Question 6

Select all the possible values of

8  ×
 1 2
=
4
EDDIE SAYS
8/2 = 4
• Question 7

Select all the possible values of

5  ×
 1 2
=
5/2
Five halves
Two and a half
EDDIE SAYS
Remember to select ALL the possible values. 5/2 = 2 1/2
• Question 8

Select all the possible values of

11  ×
 1 2
=
11/2
Five and a half
EDDIE SAYS
11/2 = 5 1/2
• Question 9

Select all the possible values of

6  ×
 1 2
=
3
6/2
EDDIE SAYS
6/2 = 3
• Question 10

Select all the possible values of

7  ×
 1 2
=
7/2
Three and a half
EDDIE SAYS
7/2 = 3 1/2
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