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Copyright © 2000 by Monica Yuskaitis How to Find a Fraction of a Mixed Number The first thing to remember is “of” means multiply in mathematics. of = x.

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1 Copyright © 2000 by Monica Yuskaitis How to Find a Fraction of a Mixed Number The first thing to remember is “of” means multiply in mathematics. of = x

2 Copyright © 2000 by Monica Yuskaitis How to Find a Fraction of a Mixed Number Step 1 - When you see a fraction problem you know when you read “of” in the problem you multiply. of x

3 Copyright © 2000 by Monica Yuskaitis How to Find a Fraction of a Mixed Number Step 2 – Change the mixed number to an improper fraction. x x

4 Copyright © 2000 by Monica Yuskaitis How to Find a Fraction of a Mixed Number Step 3 – Multiply the numerators straight across. x =

5 Copyright © 2000 by Monica Yuskaitis How to Find a Fraction of a Mixed Number Step 4 – Multiply the denominators straight across. x = 18

6 Copyright © 2000 by Monica Yuskaitis How to Find a Fraction of a Mixed Number Step 5 – Simplify your answer. In this case change the improper fraction to a mixed number. x = )

7 Copyright © 2000 by Monica Yuskaitis Multiply and Simplify 1 4 = x 4 7 x )

8 Copyright © 2000 by Monica Yuskaitis Multiply and Simplify 4 7 = x 1 9 x ) ÷ ÷ 7 7 = 7 9


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