# Math Help - How to times x a fraction to a number.

1. ## How to times x a fraction to a number.

how do you do this question plz explain need help

6x 2/5

2. ## Re: How to times x a fraction to a number plz help

Originally Posted by agentj2
how do you do this question plz explain need help

6x 2/5
Do you know how to multiply 6 times two and divide by 5?

yer 2.2

4. ## Re: 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?

5. ## Re: How to times x a fraction to a number plz help

You can think of 6 as $\frac{6}{1}$. To multiply fractions just multiply across the top and bottom:

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