CCLS - Math: 5.NF.5.b

Category
Number And Operations—Fractions
Sub-Category
Apply And Extend Previous Understandings Of Multiplication And Division To Multiply And Divide Fractions.
State Standard:
Explaining why multiplying a given number by a fraction greater than 1 results in a product greater than the given number (recognizing multiplication by whole numbers greater than 1 as a familiar case); explaining why multiplying a given number by a fraction less than 1 results in a product smaller than the given number; and relating the principle of fraction equivalence a/b = (n×a)/(n×b) to the effect of multiplying a/b by 1.