Estimating Products of Fractions

Learn how to estimate the products of fractions!

Step 1

First, determine if the fraction is higher or lower than 1/2.

Step 2

Then, if the fraction is less than 1/2 round down, but if the fraction is more than 1/2 then round up. Finally, you have your answer

Some examples:

Remember, estimating the products of proper fractions is the same as estimating the products of mixed numbers.

Now since you know how to estimate the products of fractions, try to do some for yourself!