Posted by **Jared** on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 3:40pm.

multiplying fractions and whole numbers

72 x 5/8 =

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**Bosnian**, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 3:44pm
72 x 5 / 8 = 72 x 5 / 8 = 360 / 8 = 45

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 3:45pm
72/1 x 5/8 =

*Multiply the numerators together: 5 * 72 = 360

*Multiply the denominators together: 1 * 8 = 8

72/1 x 5/8 = - 360 / 8

To simplify, divide the numerator by the denominator.

360 / 8 = 45

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