## TOOL: MULTIPLYING MIXED FRACTIONS BY WHOLE NUMBERS CALCULATOR

#### MULTIPLYING MIXED FRACTIONS BY WHOLE NUMBERS CALCULATOR

SOLUTION

Convert the improper fraction to a mixed number.

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## INFORMATION

To multiply a mixed number by a whole number we convert the mixed number to an improper fraction and apply the same rules as the multiplication of fractions by the whole numbers. We multiply the numerator of the improper fraction by the whole number and write the product to the numerator of the result. We write the denominator of the fraction to the denominator of the result. If it is possible, we simplify and convert the result to a mixed fraction.

### WHAT IS MULTIPLYING MIXED FRACTIONS BY WHOLE NUMBERS CALCULATOR?

Multiplying mixed numbers by whole numbers calculator,

• Calculates the product of mixed fractions and whole numbers and
• Illustrates the solution steps with animations.

### HOW TO USE THE MULTIPLYING MIXED FRACTIONS BY WHOLE NUMBERS CALCULATOR?

You can use the multiplying mixed fractions by whole numbers calculator in two ways.

• #### USER INPUTS

You can enter positive or negative whole numbers, fractions or mixed numbers to the input boxes and click on the "CALCULATE" button. The result and explanations appaer below the calculator

• #### RANDOM INPUTS

You can click on the DIE ICON next to the input boxes. If you use this property, two random numbers are generated and entered to the calculator, automatically. You can see the result and explanations below the calculator. You can create your own examples and practice using this property.

• #### SELECTING THE INPUT TYPE

You can choose whether the multiplicand or the multiplier is a mixed number using the dropdown box on top of the input boxes.

• #### CLEARING THE INPUT BOXES

To find the product of some other numbers you can clear the input box by clicking on the CLEAR button under the input box.

• You can copy the generated solution by clicking on the "Copy Text" link, appaers under the solution panel.