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Multiplying Fractions Calculator

How to Multiply Fractions on a Calculator

As a comprehensive math calculator application, our platform offers a wide range of tools to tackle various mathematical operations, including multiplying fractions by whole numbers. This task is a crucial step in many mathematical problems encountered in academic and practical scenarios.

To multiply a fraction by a whole number, the process involves using the whole number as the numerator of a new fraction with a denominator of 1. Then, you multiply this new fraction with the original fraction by following the standard rules for multiplying fractions. For example, to multiply $\frac{2}{3}$ by $5$, you first convert $5$ into the fraction $\frac{5}{1}$, and then multiply $\frac{2}{3} \times \frac{5}{1}$. This can be simplified to $\frac{10}{3}$ or $3\frac{1}{3}$.

Our calculator simplifies this process by providing a user-friendly interface where you can input the fraction and the whole number, and it will perform the necessary calculations accurately. Additionally, our application supports multiplying mixed fractions, cross multiplying fractions, and even multiplying three or more fractions together.