Proper fractions make up a very small set of numbers; many times, you will need to multiply mixed numbers or whole numbers. It is basically the same as multiplying proper fractions with just a couple different steps that are very important:

- Convert your mixed numbers or whole numbers to improper fractions
- Cross reduce if possible
- Multiply your numerators and multiply your denominators
- Convert your answer back to a mixed number if necessary.

Resources

- Notes

Things you should be able to do after today:

- Convert a mixed number or whole number to an improper fraction
- Convert an imroper fraction to a mixed number
- Multiply improper fractions and proper fractions

Assignment:

- Worksheet examples
- p220 #10-16