How to Multiply Fractions part 2

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, you'll learn how to multiply fractions that have whole numbers or mixed numbers in the problem. The key is to make sure both fractions are simple and without mixed numbers. You'll be taught how to change mixed numbers to improper fractions and use common factors to simplify the fractions. Additionally, you'll see examples of multiplying fractions with whole numbers and mixed numbers to help you understand better. By the end, you'll be able to multiply any type of fraction with ease!

Lesson Description:

More examples of multiplying fractions are explained including multiplying by mixed numbers.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you multiply mixed numbers and improper fractions?
  • How do you multiply 2 3/4 * 22/15?
  • How do you cancel and simplify fractions before multiplying them?
  • How do you multiply 4 1/2 * 2 1/3?
  • How do you convert mixed numbers to improper fractions to multiply them?
  • How do you multiply 6 * 3 2/5?
  • How do you multiply a whole number by a mixed number?
  • How do you multiply 5/12 * 2 1/10?
  • How do you multiply 1/4 * 5 2/6?
  • How do you multiply a fraction by a mixed number?
  • How do you multiply 1 2/3 * 6?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson advances on the previous lesson and explains multiplying mixed numbers, whole numbers, and improper fractions, which adds a bit of difficulty. Canceling prior to multiplying is explained. All steps of the example problems are explained very well.