Multiplying Mixed Fractions

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How to Multiply Mixed Fractions

  • 1

    Convert mixed fractions to improper fractions

    Formula how to convert mixed fraction to improper fraction:

    a
    b
    c
    =
    a x c + b
    c

    (a) = the whole number
    (b) = the numerator
    (c) = the denominator

    Improper fraction numerator = multiply (a) by (b) and added to (b) = a x c + b
    Improper fraction denominator = denominator (c), denominator remains the same

    Example:

    2
    1
    3
    x
    3
    3
    4
    2
    1
    3
    =
    2 x 3 + 1
    3
    =
    7
    3
    3
    3
    4
    =
    3 x 4 + 3
    4
    =
    15
    4

    Now we can multiply fractions

    7
    3
    x
    15
    4
  • 2

    Multiplying improper fractions same as proper fractions

    Multiply the numerators together and the denominators together, and simplify the fraction if possible.

    7
    3
    x
    15
    4
    =
    7 x 15
    3 x 4
    =
    105
    12
    =
    105÷3
    12÷3
    =
    35
    4
    =
    8
    3
    4

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