Multiplying a Mixed Number by a Whole Number

1. The video below explains how to multiply fractions.

2. What is   
1 1
4
 ×  3?

square metre or square meter

     
1 1
4
 ×  3

(1 x 4) + 1
4
 × 
3
1
   (First, change the mixed number to improper fraction)
5
4
 × 
3
1

5 x 3
4 x 1
   (Second, multiply the fractions)
15
4

3 3
4
   (Finally, change the improper fraction to a mixed number)

3. What is   
1 1
4
 ×  6?

     
1 1
4
 of  6

(1 x 4) + 1
4
 × 
6
1

 5
24
 × 
 63
1
   (simplify)
5 x 3
2 x 1

15
2

7 1
2