Convert both mixed fractions to improper fractions
Formula how to convert mixed fraction to improper fraction:
b |
c |
a x c + b |
c |
(a) is the whole number
(b) is the numerator
(c) is the denominator
Multiply (a) by (b) and added to (b) to get the numerator of the improper fraction and the denominator remains the same.
Example:
2 |
3 |
3 |
4 |
2 |
3 |
3 x 3 + 2 |
3 |
11 |
3 |
3 |
4 |
4 x 4 + 3 |
4 |
19 |
4 |
Now we can multiply both improper fractions easily
11 |
3 |
19 |
4 |
Multiplying improper fractions are the same as proper fractions
Multiply the numerators together and the denominators together, and simplify the fraction if possible.
11 |
3 |
19 |
4 |
11 x 19 |
3 x 4 |
209 |
12 |
5 |
12 |
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Positive Fractions
-1 |
-2 |
1 |
-2 |
-1 |
2 |
1 |
2 |
Negative Fractions
-1 |
2 |
1 |
-2 |
-1 |
-2 |
1 |
2 |