Wednesday, June 11, 2014

How to Multiply Mixed Numbers


To multiply mixed numbers you first have to make them into improper fractions.
So for example if you have the problem 5 6/7x2 3/4 the first thing you have to do is make them into improper fractions and so the new problem will be 41/7x11/4. Now just directly multiply the numerators and the denominators together.

We get our fraction of 451/28.
The last step is to convert the improper fraction back into a mixed number.
451/28 equals 16 3/28.
Now try some of these and make sure to watch the video on YouTube.

Sheet 1 Practice Problems on Multiplying Mixed Numbers

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