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April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014

Posted by **ruby** on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 9:50pm.

ex. 2 2/3 times 3 5/6

First, make each one an improper fraction. To do this, multiply the denominator by the whole number in front of it and then add the numerator. Put all of that on top of the denominator:

3*2=6

6+2=8

2 2/3 = 8/6 = 4/3

6*3=18

18+5=23

3 5/6 = 23/6

Now, multiply the numerators (4 and 23) together and the denominators (3 and 6). You get: 92/18 which reduces to 46/9

- math[fractions] -
**Meaghan**, Monday, November 25, 2013 at 8:42pmIt is n inproper fraction, so you divid 9 from 46, right?

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