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A general rule for multiplying fractions: You shall not multiply the denominator by the whole number,only the numerator.Another rule is you shall make the whole number as a fraction by putting the whole number as the numerator and 1 as the denominator before multiplying it.

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There is no pattern.

Fractions help with numbers that are not whole numbers.

Mixed fractions can't become whole numbers.

Multiply:1x15=1515x1=153x5=155*3=15*With multiplying fractions, there are an infinite number of ways to get the product of 15, but the four listed above are used by multiplying whole numbers.

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No. All fractions are not whole numbers, but all whole numbers are [improper] fractions (with a denominator of 1).

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You simply put the whole number over one making it a fraction then you flip the reciprocal and divide the two fractions insted of multiplying.

It is not. When multiplying two whole numbers you need not be concerned about placing the decimal point in the answer.

There is no pattern.

Fractions help with numbers that are not whole numbers.

Adding and subtracting fractions can ONLY be done if the denominators are the same; then the calculation is done by adding or subtracting the numerators. Multiplying (and dividing) fractions does not require the denominators to be the same. To divide by a fraction the divisor is inverted (the original numerator becomes the new denominator and the original denominator becomes the new numerator) and then the fractions are multiplied. Multiplying fractions is achieved by multiplying the numerators together AND multiplying the denominators together. A whole number is the same as a fraction with the whole number as the numerator and a denominator of 1, so when multiplying by a whole number the denominator is multiplied by 1 (leaving it the same) and the is multiplication is effectively just multiplying the numerator by the whole number.

There are an infinite number of both fractions and whole numbers.

Mixed fractions can't become whole numbers.

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Multiply:1x15=1515x1=153x5=155*3=15*With multiplying fractions, there are an infinite number of ways to get the product of 15, but the four listed above are used by multiplying whole numbers.