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Q: How do i multiply a fraction by a whole number?

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Invert the fraction, and multiply it by the whole number.

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You do not!3 is a whole number, 7/3 is a fraction.If you multiply the whole number by the fraction you get 3*(7/3) = 7, which is larger not smaller.

Any fraction can be multiplied by a whole number so that the product is a whole number. Simply multiply the fraction (in rational form) by its denominator.

turn both fractions into decimals and then multiply!

The question is ambiguous. Do you want to know how to multiply a fraction by a whole number, as well as by a mixed number? Or are you asking how to multiply a whole number by a mixed number and express the product as a fraction? Or what?

Keep the same denominator, and multiply the numerator by the whole number.

Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction and proceed with the multiplication.

Multiply the denominator by the whole number, or divide the numerator by the whole number

It is larger because the two whole numbers form a greater, larger number when multiplpied together. It is smaller when u multiply a whole number by a fraction because a fraction is a decimal and u get a smaller number when multiplying a number like 1/7 of 5

Convert the mixed fraction to an improper fraction, multiply by the whole number, convert the answer back to a mixed fraction (if required).

Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction. Think of the whole number as being over one. Multiply them as you would any normal fractions.

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