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Derek54

How do you multiply fractions with whole numbers?

like this: 8/15X 1and 1/2 what dou you do with the whole number part of the second fraction?

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Turn the whole number ( or mixed number) into a fraction and multiply.
Examples: 1) 8/15 times 1&1/2 =
8/15 times 3/2=
24/30 = Reduce fraction
4/5. ANSWER
2) 4 times 3&2/3 =
4/1 times 11/3 =
44/3. ANSWER (As a mixed number = 14&2/3)
3) 2/7 times 14 =
2/7 times 14/1 =
28/7. =. Reduce fraction.
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TwilightGirl

Turn it into an improper fraction...

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coltbet

make the fraction into a decimal

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Put the whole number over 1 and multiply

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The denominator (the bottom #) Times the whole number. Than add the numerator ( the top #) to the product of timing of the Whole number and the denominator

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