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Posted by Danielle on July 1, 2024 at 12:59 pmHow do you multiply a fraction by a whole number?
Shayan replied 3 weeks, 3 days ago 2 Members · 1 Reply 
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To multiply a fraction by a whole number, you can use the following steps:

Multiply the numerator of the fraction by the whole number: Take the numerator of the fraction and multiply it by the whole number.

Keep the denominator the same: The denominator of the fraction remains the same.
For example, to multiply the fraction 1/2 by the whole number 3, you would do the following:
 Multiply the numerator (1) by the whole number (3): 1 x 3 = 3
 Keep the denominator the same (2)
The result is the fraction 3/2.
So, the general formula is:
(a/b) x c = (a x c) / b
Where:
 a is the numerator of the fraction
 b is the denominator of the fraction
 c is the whole number
Let me know if this makes sense or if you have any other questions!
