6.3.1 Multiplying Mixed Numbers and Fractions

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First, multiply the numerators together, then multiply the denominators together: equation sequence equation left hand side equals right hand side 11 divided by four sub one multiplication four super one divided by three equals 11 divided by three equals.

We write the answer as a mixed number, if appropriate. We usually do this if the original numbers were given as mixed numbers.

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6.3 Multiplying Fractions

6.3.2 Multiplying Mixed Numbers and Fractions on the Calculator