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Multiplying fractions with visuals


Use the tape diagram below to help solve the multiplication problem.
A tape diagram has been divided into seven equal parts. 3 parts are darkly shaded, 3 parts are lightly shaded, and 1 part is not shaded. Across the bar, a curved bracket is labeled 1. Below the 3 darkly shaded parts, a curved bracket is labeled with a question mark.
What is 12 of 67?
  • Your answer should be
  • a proper fraction, like 1/2 or 6/10
  • an improper fraction, like 10/7 or 14/8