Multiplication of Mixed Fractions in a Fast Way

Mixed Fraction Multiplication Problems with Solution

Mixed Fraction/ Mixed  Number :

A whole number and a fraction combined into one “mixed” number is known as mixed fraction.

For Example- 2½ ( 2 and a half is a mixed fraction or mixed number )

Multiplication of Fractions

Steps For Multiplying mixed numbers:

1. Change each number to an improper fraction.
2. Simplify if possible.
3. Multiply the numerators and then the denominators.
4. Put answer in lowest terms.

Mixed Fraction Multiplication Problems

Example 1: Multiply

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Solution:

= 13/4 × 29/5

= (13 × 29) / (4 × 5)

= 377/20

= 377/20

= 18 17/20

 

Example 2: Multiply

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Solution:

= 9/2 × 14/3

= (9 × 14) / (2 × 3)

= 126/6

= 21/1

= 21

 

Example 3: Multiply

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Solution:

= 43/10 × 5/2

= (43 × 5) / (10 × 2)

= 215/20

= 43/4

= 10 3/4

Example 4: Multiply

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Solution:

= 46/5 × 21/6

= (46 × 21) / (5 × 6)

= 966/30

= 161/5

= 32 1/5

 

Example 5: Multiply

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Solution:

= 47/8 × 80/9

= (47 × 80) / (8 × 9)

= 3760/72

= 470/9

= 52 2/9

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