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anonymous
 one year ago
What is 1 1/2 x3
anonymous
 one year ago
What is 1 1/2 x3

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is \[\huge 1\tfrac{1}{2}\times 3\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know how to write \[\huge 1\tfrac{1}{2}\] as an "improper fraction"? that is the first step

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so first we have do deal with the 1 x 2 portion so what's 1 x 2 ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then \[\frac{3}{2}\times 3\] completes it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0remember "multiply" means multiply in the numerator (top) so \[\frac{3}{2}\times 3=\frac{3\times 3}{2}\]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[\LARGE \frac{3}{2} \times 3 \] now all we have to do is to multiply \[\LARGE \frac{2}{2}\] to 3 so we can have fractions with the same numerator x.x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@UsukiDoll c'mon! you know you do not need a common denominator to multiply fractions !!!

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2sigh.. let me guess change 3/2 into a decimal and then multiply by 3 ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we are at this step \[\frac{3}{2}\times 3\] right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i multiplied and got 6

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{3}{2}\times 3=\frac{3\times 3}{2}\] where does the 6 come from?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then I multiplied and got 18

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2wait a sec. rewrite this a bit. to what sat wrote

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in the numerator (top) you have \(3\times 3\) which is ?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so the numerator is 9 and the denominator is 2 which is 9/2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and in the denominator you have just the 2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0giving you \[\frac{9}{2}\] which you should probably then write as a mixed number since you started with mixed numbers

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0at the risk of repeating myself you do NOT find a common denominator when multiplying that is for addition or subtraction multiply means multiply, that is all

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2wow are you kidding me right now sat? \[\large \frac{3}{2} \times 3 \cdot \frac{2}{2}\] \[\large \frac{3 \times 6}{4} \rightarrow \frac{18}{4} \rightarrow \frac{9}{2}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is \[\huge 4\tfrac{1}{2}\] is correct

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@UsukiDoll you must be kidding me right?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2no. even with finding the common denominator we can still get the same result _

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{3}{2}\times 3\times\frac{100}{100}=\frac{3\times 300}{200}=4\tfrac{1}{2}\]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2heck if I was given that option to do it that way, pfffffffft so be it XD

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you are doing nothing but confusing the issue you can get an equivalent fraction for 3 by multiplying top and bottom by any number you choose, but you do not do that when multiplying

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2no I'm not. I'm making it easier by having common denominators all over the place, so I can simplify the numerator... combine the denominator and then reduce.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let me repeat myself you do NOT find a common denominator when multiplying you need that only for addition and subtraction multiply means multiply

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{a}{b}\times \frac{c}{d}=\frac{ac}{bd}\] that is all

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ahahaha you just did fractions XD

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{a}{b}\times c=\frac{ac}{b}\] also fractions

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[\frac{a}{b}\times \frac{c}{d}=\frac{ac}{bd} \] this is better.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they are the same, only in the second case \[\frac{a}{b}\times c\] you have \(d=1\) no common denominator needed

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2exactly sat .. still using fractions XD

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let me ask you @UsukiDoll do you really build up fractions when multiplying? how would you compute \[\frac{52}{17}\times 5\]?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[\frac{52}{17}\times 5 \cdot \frac{17}{17}\] \[\frac{52}{17} \times \frac{85}{17} \rightarrow \frac{4420}{289} \]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0at least you are being consistent!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0some times people have different methods that still give you the same answer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why not \[\frac{52}{17}\times 5 \cdot \frac{23}{23}\]? that will work as well

Loser66
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@UsukiDoll is it right?\(3=\dfrac{3}{1}\)? why do we have the common denominator on multiplication ?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so agree with @Aliypop

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i like \[\frac{52}{17}\times 5 \cdot \frac{1712}{1712}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer is 52/17

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{52}{17}\times 5=\frac{52\times 5}{17}\]

misty1212
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so your real job is to compute \(52\times 5\) don't mess with mr 17

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0don't mess with mister inbetween?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2that's just some example fraction that they threw at me. the real answer is already done. Honestly that's what I was taught in elementary school and it worked well. NO one is going to force me to use whatever kind of jumbo shrimp thing they throw out there. If it worked millions of times, I'm not going to change it!

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2P.S \[ \frac{4420}{289} = 15.29\] \[\frac{52}{17}\times 5 = 3.058 \times 5 = 15.29\] oh look ! The same decimal value regardless of method. nughhhhhh. . . sorry for ranting but that had gone too far.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thank for so much for helping me @UsukiDoll

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2you're welcome @Aliypop :) It's after 4 am... I better get some sleep.
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