how do you do this question plz explain need help (Rofl)

6x 2/5

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- Sep 15th 2011, 11:30 AMagentj2How to times x a fraction to a number.
how do you do this question plz explain need help (Rofl)

6x 2/5 - Sep 15th 2011, 11:35 AMPlatoRe: How to times x a fraction to a number plz help
- Sep 15th 2011, 11:37 AMagentj2Re: How to times x a fraction to a number plz help
yer 2.2

- Sep 15th 2011, 11:42 AMagentj2Re: How to times x a fraction to a number plz help
but i has 1 place for a number and 2 for a fraction so 3 altogether do u no how to right 2.2 in that?

- Sep 15th 2011, 11:47 AMmabentleyRe: How to times x a fraction to a number plz help
You can think of 6 as $\displaystyle \frac{6}{1}$. To multiply fractions just multiply across the top and bottom:

$\displaystyle \frac{6}{1} * \frac{2}{5} = \frac{6 * 2}{1 * 5} = \frac{12}{5}$