In this chapter, the students will learn to multiply fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers. We will learn to write a fraction as a product of a whole number and a unit fraction, and to find multiples of unit fractions. There are five sections in this chapter.

__Important Chapter Vocabulary__

1. **Factor; **A number that is multiplied by another number to find a product.

2. **Fraction; **A number that names part of a whole or part of a group.

3. **Identity Property of Multiplication; **The property that states the product of any number and 1 is that number.

4. **Multiple; **The product of two counting numbers.

5. **Product; **The answer to a multiplication problem.

6. **Unit Fraction; **A fraction that has one as the numerator.