MathsFractionsMultiplication and Division of a Whole Number by a Fraction

Multiplication and Division of a Whole Number by a Fraction

Table of Contents

  • Multiplication by Whole Numbers of
    • Proper Fractions
    • Improper Fractions
    • Mixed Fractions
  • Division of Fractions by Whole Numbers
  • Summary
  • What’s Next?

In the previous segment, we learnt how to convert a mixed fraction to an improper fraction. In this segment, we will learn how to multiply and divide fractions by whole numbers

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    How to multiply fractions by whole numbers?

    Let us understand this with the help of a few examples.

    Proper fraction multiplied by whole number

    If a is a proper fraction and ‘n’ is a whole number then,

    b

    a × n = a×n

    b b

    For example,

    1 × 2 = 1×2 = 2

    4 4 4

    Improper fraction multiplied by whole number

    The method remains the same as for proper fractions. For example,

    5 × 3 = 5×3 = 15

    4 4 4

    Mixed fraction multiplied by whole number

    To multiply a mixed fraction with a whole number, the mixed fraction is converted to an improper fraction. The rest of the method remains the same as mentioned above.

    For example,

    2 5 × 3 =

    7

    19 × 3 = 57

    7 7

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