Fraction Multiplication

Explore the following questions with the applet. (a) The weight of 1 bag of rice is 2/3 kg, what is the weight of 4 bags of rice? How to calculate 2/3 × 4? (b) The weight of 1 bag of rice is 4 kg, what is the weight of 2/3 bag of rice? How to calculate 4 × 2/3 ? (c) The weight of 1 bag of rice is 4 kg, what is the weight of 1⅓ bags of rice? How to calculate 4 ×1⅓ ? (d) The weight of 1 bag of rice is 4/5 kg, what is the weight of 2/3 bags of rice? How to calculate 4/5 × 2/3 ? (e) The weight of 1 bag of rice is 1¾ kg, what is the weight of 2⅔ bags of rice? How to calculate 1¾ × 2⅔ ?
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