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How do you multiply mixed numbers?

Postby aainsworth on Sun Apr 05, 2009 1:25 am

Hello I need assistance multiplying mixed numbers. For example, how would I multiply 6-7/8 and 22-2/5 and 7-1/8, and then round to the nearest 1/5?
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Postby stapel_eliz on Sun Apr 05, 2009 11:31 am

To multiply mixed numbers, first convert them to improper fractions. Multiply the improper fractions, and then convert the result back to mixed numbers. For instance:

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For a couple worked examples, try the bottom of this page. For complete lessons, try here. :wink:
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