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    how do you do this question plz explain need help


    6x 2/5
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    Re: How to times x a fraction to a number plz help

    Quote Originally Posted by agentj2 View Post
    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?
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    Re: How to times x a fraction to a number plz help

    yer 2.2
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    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?
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    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}
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