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multiplying fractions and whole numbers

72 x 5/8 =

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    72 x 5 / 8 = 72 x 5 / 8 = 360 / 8 = 45

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    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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