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Multiplying Mixed Numbers
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2 4/ 6    x   3 2/7  =
Example:
Multiply the two numerators together.
16 x 24 = 384
Convert each mixed number to an improper fraction.
Multiply the two denominators together.
6 * 7 = 42
Convert the result to a mixed number.
384/42   = 9 6/42
Simplify the mixed number. (by reducing the
fraction part)
9   1/7
16/6
and
24/7
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Multiplying Mixed Numbers
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step 1 -- Change each mixed number to an improper fraction.
step 2 -- Reduce if possible
step 3 -- Multiply the numerators and then the denominators.
step 4 -- Put answer in lowest terms.  (Simplify )
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