how do you do this question plz explain need help 6x 2/5
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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
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?
You can think of 6 as $\displaystyle \frac{6}{1}$. To multiply fractions just multiply across the top and bottom: $\displaystyle \frac{6}{1} * \frac{2}{5} = \frac{6 * 2}{1 * 5} = \frac{12}{5}$
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