Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Skills Handbook - Operations With Fractions - Exercises - Page 973: 15



Work Step by Step

First, convert the mixed number into an improper fraction. So 5 1/4 would turn into 21/4. Now since this is multiplication no common denominator needs to be found. Now multiply 21/4 with 8/1. Multiply numerator with numerator and denominator with denominator, and you should get 168/4, which can be reduced/rewritten as 42.
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