# Grade 4 » Number & Operations—FractionsÂ¹ » Build fractions from unit fractions. » 4 » c

Print this pageSolve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem. *For example, if each person at a party will eat 3/8 of a pound of roast beef, and there will be 5 people at the party, how many pounds of roast beef will be needed? Between what two whole numbers does your answer lie?*