When you multiply fractions, just multiply the numerator by the numerator, and the denominator by the denominator. Reduce if possible.
Example: 1 ¼ pizzas x 3
1 ¼ x 3 = 3 ¾
- Rewrite the mixed numbers as improper fractions
- Multiply the fractions
- Rewrite the improper fraction as a mixed number
Example: Multiply 1 ¼ x 3
FR29 Multiplying Fractions with Cross Cancelling
FR30 Dividing Fractions with Cross Cancelling
MN10 Mixed_Numbers Divided by Whole
MN11 Mixed Numbers Division
Dividing Mixed Numbers
First, rewrite all mixed numbers as improper fractions, then invert and multiply.