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In my math book i got a question that said 45 1/4 times 23 3/4 i got an answer of 16,652. I don't know how to do the problem can you help he

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    change it to improper fractions

    45 1/4=(45*4+1)/4=181/4 check that

    23 3/4= (23*4+3)/4=95/4 check that.

    then you multiply

    181*95/(4*4)=17195/16=1074 11/16 check that

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    The easiest way to do this is to convert the fractions to decimals.

    45 1/4 = 45.25
    23 3/4 = 23.75

    45.25 * 23.75 = 1,074.6875

    Please check and make sure you've posted the problem correctly.

    You could also convert the fractions to improper fractions and multiply.

    181/4 * 95/4 = 17,195/16 = 1074.6875

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