Multiply/Divide Mixed Numbers

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

3 times 3 q








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





Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying Fractions 2

Multiplying Mixed Numbers






FR26      Fractions_x_Whole

FR24      Multiply_Fractions

FR25      Mixed_Numbers_x_Fraction

FR29      Multiplying Fractions with Cross Cancelling

MN02   Converting Mixed Numbers to Decimals




Dividing Fractions

Dividing Fractions by Cross Multiplication

Dividing Fractions by Using the Reciprocal

Dividing Mixed Numbers





FR30      Dividing Fractions with Cross Cancelling

MN07 Multiplying Mixed Numbers by Whole Numbers

MN08 Multiplying Mixed Numbers by Whole Numbers

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.

MN10    Dividing Mixed Numbers By Whole Numbers