Multiplying Mixed Numbers
Mixed numbers consist of an integer followed by a fraction.
Multiplying two mixed numbers:
 Convert each mixed number to an improper fraction.
 Multiply the two numerators together.
 Multiply the two denominators together.
 Convert the result back to a mixed number if it is an improper fraction.
 Simplify the mixed number.
Example: 6 2/8 * 3 5/9 =
Convert each mixed number to an improper fraction.  50/8 * 32/9 
Multiply the two numerators together.  50 * 32 = 1600 
Multiply the two denominators together.  8 * 9 = 72 
Convert the result to a mixed number.  1600/72 = 22 16/72 
Simplify the mixed number.  22 2/9 
