Multiplying a Proper Fraction by a Mixed Number/Improper Fraction
Multiplying a proper fraction by a mixed number is similar to multiplying two
proper fractions. However, more than one grid is needed.
Click the arrow above "Choose the number of grids." to select the
number of grids. Use enough grids to model the mixed number.
|For example, to model
|Choose 2 grids. This is the number of grids
needed to show
- Choose 4 rows.
- Choose 2 columns.
- Drag the purple arrow down to fill 3 of the 4 rows (¾ ).
- Drag the orange arrows to fill the first grid and half of the second ( 1
|There are 9 pink sections and 8 sections in each grid.