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Multiply fractions

Multiply mixed numbers

To multiply a mixed numbers

 Step 1. Write the mixed numbers as improper fractions Step 2. Multiply the numerators. Step 3. Multiply the denominators. Step 4. Simplify

Multiply $3\frac{2}{5}\cdot4\frac{1}{2}\;$. Simplify your answer and write it as a proper fraction or as a whole or mixed number.

Write $3\frac{2}{5}$ as an improper fraction.

$3\frac{2}{5}=\frac{(3\cdot5)+2}{5}=\frac{17}{5}$

Write $4\frac{1}{2}$ as an improper fraction.

$4\frac{1}{2}=\frac{(4\cdot2)+1}{2}=\frac{9}{2}$

Multiply the numerators and multiply the denominators.

$\frac{17}{5}\cdot\frac{9}{2}=\frac{17\cdot9}{5\cdot2}=\frac{153}{10}$

Simplify the product.

$\frac{153}{10}=15\frac{3}{10}$

Multiply 5$\frac{8}{9}$ x 10$\frac{1}{6}$
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Simplify your answer and write it as a proper fraction or as a whole or mixed number.