f ractions help 2 fractions 2x1 8 2 fraction & whole number 5 x 34 rewrite the whole number as an improper fraction 2x1 = 2 8 2 5 = 51 multiply denominators multiply across 1 2x1 = 2 8 2 16 simplify 2 1 = 8 16 2 1x4= 4 2 3 6 simplify 4 2 = 6 3 DIVIDE 15 = 4 3 34 1 2 3 2 13 = 37 multiply across 7 x 7 = 49 3 8 24 simplify 49 = 1 24 224 1 2 3 whole number by a fraction fraction by a whole number 5 find the reciprocal of the 2nd number 1 3 4 2 4 3 replace with x multiply across simplify 3 2 fractions 1 3 2 4 1x4 2 3 5 x 3 = 15 4 1 4 convert mixed numbers to improper fractions 1 2 3 4 2 3 1 2 4 convert whole number convert whole number to improper fraction to improper fraction 5=5 4=4 1 1 2 3 4 1 1 2 3 4 find the reciprocal of the 2nd number 5 1 2 1 2 1 replace with x now multiply across 5 x 2 = 10 find the reciprocal of the 2nd number 2 4 1 3 1 4 replace with x now multiply across 2x1= 2 simplify simplify 1 1 1 10 = 1 10 3 4 2 =1 12 6 12 deceptivelyeducational.blogspot.com MULTIPLY multiply numerators mixed numbers 2 13 x 78