Multiplication and Division with Mixed Numbers
1. Multiplying and dividing mixed numbers:
To multiply or divide
mixed numbers, convert each mixed number to an equivalent
improper fraction, then complete the multiplication and/or division. Be
sure to divide out common factors before you multiply.
Example:


convert to improper fractions 





divide out common factors 


multiply 
If your answer is an improper fraction, you may leave it improper
or change it to a mixed number, whichever you prefer.
