**Interpret Multiplication as scaling (resizing)**

**Product is Less Than Both Factors**

4/5 X 1/3

6/7 X 5/10

2/5 X 3/4

1/4 X 1/ 2

3/8 X 1/2

When you multiply two fractions that are less than w, the product is smaller than both factors.

**Product is Greater Than Both Factors**7/3 X 1 2/5

1 3/4 X 1 1/12

1 7/8 X 6 2/3

4 1/20 X 2 1/2

2 5/6 X 5 2/7

When you multiply two mixed numbers, the product is larger than both factors.

**Product is Greater Than One Factor and Less Than the Other Factor**

1 2/5 X 2/5

2 1/5 X 1/3

5/6 X 4 7/8

3 3/4 X 1/2

3/4 X 7/3

When you multiply a fraction greater than 1 and a fractions less than 1, the product is smaller than one factor, but larger than the other.

**Any number multiplies by a fraction less than 1 results in a product less than the given number**

2/3 X 2

1/8 X 2

4/7 X 2

2 X 5/6

2 X 1/4

**Any number multiplied by a fraction greater than 1 results in a product greater than the given number**

3/2 X 2

2 5/6 X 2

5 X 2

1 1/4 X 2

12 X 2

4 X 2

10/5 X 2

**Any product multiplied by a fraction equal to 1 results in a product equal to the given number**

7/7 X 2

1 X 2

2 X 3/3

2 X 9/9

2 X 100/100