## Prealgebra (7th Edition)

$2\frac{11}{12}$
$3\frac{1}{3}\times\frac{7}{8}$ $\longrightarrow$convert mixed number to improper fraction =$\frac{3\times3+1}{3}\times\frac{7}{8}$ =$\frac{10}{3}\times\frac{7}{8}$ $\longrightarrow$multiply numerators and denominators =$\frac{10\times7}{3\times8}$ $\longrightarrow$ simplify =$\frac{70}{24}$ $\longrightarrow$ convert to mixed number =$70\div24$ =$2R22$ =$2\frac{22}{24}$ $\longrightarrow$ reduce to lowest terms =$2\frac{22\div2}{24\div2}$ =$2\frac{11}{12}$