It is extremely important to convert a mixed number into an improper fraction before doing the multiplication.
If you did not understand the examples in the figure above, just keep reading.
2
1
6

× 4
3
2

2
1
6

× 4
3
2

13
6

×
11
2

=
13 × 11
6 × 2

=
143
12

13
6

×
11
2

=
13 × 11
6 × 2

=
143
12

7
5
5

× 4
3
3

7
5
5

=
7 × 5 + 5
5

=
40
5

4
3
3

=
4 × 3 + 3
3

=
15
3

40
5

×
15
3

=
40 × 15
5 × 3

=
600
15

7
5
5

× 4
3
3

7
5
5

=
7 × 5 + 5
5

=
40
5

4
3
3

=
4 × 3 + 3
3

=
15
3

40
5

×
15
3

=
40 × 15
5 × 3

=
600
15

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