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Multiply fractions
Multiply a mixed number by a fraction

To multiply a mixed number by a fraction

 Step 1. Write the mixed number as an improper fraction Step 2. Multiply the numerators. Step 3. Multiply the denominators. Step 4. Simplify

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

Write $2\frac{1}{5}$ as an improper fraction.

$2\frac{1}{5}=\frac{(2\cdot5)+1}{5}=\frac{11}{5}$

Multiply the numerators and multiply the denominators.

$\frac{11}{5}\cdot\frac{2}{3}=\frac{11\cdot2}{5\cdot3}=\frac{22}{15}$

Simplify the product.

$\frac{22}{15}=1\frac{7}{15}$

Multiply $\frac{5}{4}$ x 8$\frac{3}{4}$
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Simplify your answer and write it as a proper fraction or as a whole or mixed number.