# Calculator multiplication of mixed numbers

This calculator performs basic and advanced operations with mixed numbers, fractions, integers, and decimals. Mixed numbers are also called mixed fractions. A mixed number is a whole number and a proper fraction combined, i.e. one and three-quarters. The calculator evaluates the expression or solves the equation with step-by-step calculation progress information. Solve problems with two or more mixed numbers fractions in one expression.

### 3 3/4 * 2 2/5 = 9/1 = 9

The spelled result in words is nine.### Calculation steps

- Conversion a mixed number 3 3/4 to a improper fraction: 3 3/4 = 3 3/4 = 3 · 4 + 3/4 = 12 + 3/4 = 15/4

To find a new numerator:

a) Multiply the whole number 3 by the denominator 4. Whole number 3 equally 3 * 4/4 = 12/4

b) Add the answer from the previous step 12 to the numerator 3. New numerator is 12 + 3 = 15

c) Write a previous answer (new numerator 15) over the denominator 4.

Three and three quarters is fifteen quarters. - Conversion a mixed number 2 2/5 to a improper fraction: 2 2/5 = 2 2/5 = 2 · 5 + 2/5 = 10 + 2/5 = 12/5

To find a new numerator:

a) Multiply the whole number 2 by the denominator 5. Whole number 2 equally 2 * 5/5 = 10/5

b) Add the answer from the previous step 10 to the numerator 2. New numerator is 10 + 2 = 12

c) Write a previous answer (new numerator 12) over the denominator 5.

Two and two fifths is twelve fifths. - Multiple: 15/4 * 12/5 = 15 · 12/4 · 5 = 180/20 = 9 · 20/1 · 20 = 9

Multiply both numerators and denominators. Result fraction keep to lowest possible denominator GCD(180, 20) = 20. In the following intermediate step, cancel by a common factor of 20 gives 9/1.

In other words - fifteen quarters multiplied by twelve fifths is nine.

## What is a mixed number?

A mixed number is an integer and fraction $acb $ whose value equals the sum of that integer and fraction. For example, we write two and four-fifths as $254 $. Its value is $254 =2+54 =510 +54 =514 $. The mixed number is the exception - the missing operand between a whole number and a fraction is not multiplication but an addition: $254 =2⋅54 $. A negative mixed number - the minus sign also applies to the fractional $−254 =−(254 )=−(2+54 )=−514 $. A mixed number is sometimes called a mixed fraction. Usually, a mixed number contains a natural number and a proper fraction, and its value is an improper fraction, that is, one where the numerator is greater than the denominator.## How do I imagine a mixed number?

We can imagine mixed numbers in the example of cakes. We have three cakes, and we have divided each into five parts. We thus obtained 3 * 5 = 15 pieces of cake. One piece when we ate, there were 14 pieces left, which is $254 $ of cake. When we eat two pieces, $253 $ of the cake remains.## Mixed number in word problems:

- The recipe 3

The recipe for cookies with cream requires 1 2/6 cups of cream for 1 tub. How many cups of cream will you need for 4 tubs? - Slices 3

A whole pizza is cut into eight equal pieces. How many slices can be cut from 6 1/2 similar pizza? - Alice 4

Alice needs 3⅕ cups of milk for her to put into the recipe. How many cups are needed for 2½ of the recipe? - Mary needs

Mary needs to order pizza for 18 students. Each student should get ¼ of a pizza. How many pizzas should Mary order?

- A marathon 2

Dean ran marathons on 50 consecutive days. How far did Dean run altogether if a marathon is 26 1/5 miles? - Fely picked

Fely picked 4 1/2 bags of avocado at the farm. Each bag weighs 2 1/2 kg. How many kilograms of avocado did Fely pick? - A pack 2

A pack of all-purpose flour weighs 4 1/4 kilograms. Grace uses 1 1/2 packs of flour for baking a cake and 1 2/3 bags of flour for bread. How many kilograms did she use?

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