Posted by Ash on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:14pm.
Multiply; then reduce to lowest terms: 5 1/2 . 3/4

College Mathmatics  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:20pm
College???????
(11/2)(3/4) = 33/8 = 4 1/8
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/multiply_fractions_math_sixth_6th_grade.htm 
College Mathmatics  Reiny, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:21pm
5 1/2 * 3/4
= (11/2)(3/4)
= 33/4 , which is reduced to lowest terms 
College Mathmatics  Ash, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:24pm
Thank u so much, this is the 1st lesson in this class, and my 1st math lesson in college period, and im 26, so im a little out of the loop and extremely confused when it comes to math. Thank u so much. Would u mind explaining it to me pls?!

College Mathmatics  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:29pm
How do you think Reiny and I got 11/2 from 5 1/2?
From there we multiplied the two numerators together and the two denominators together.