# How To Multiply Fractions With Whole Numbers

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## How To Multiply Fractions With Whole Numbers

The teacher clearly explains step by step, how to multiply a whole number with a fraction. The listeners, who are sure to be students will benefit from this lesson.

Hi, my name is Charles, and I am one of the Math teachers from the Maxim Workshop. I am just telling you how to teach some articles in math.
I am going to show you how to multiply whole numbers by fractions.

So the first thing you want to do is write out a basic su,m and we have four multiplied by two thirds [4 x 2/3]. Okay, so what we would need to do when we multiply this whole number by this fraction here, is to directly understand that this integer or whole number would interact only with the numerator of this fraction. So we have four times two, which is eight, divided by three.

So this is an improper fraction, so we are going to bring this back into a proper fraction that means we want it to be the bottom heavy. Now all we need to do is to see how many times three goes in to the eight. So the three goes in, first of all, once to give you three, then twice to give you six, then if you try to go to three times, it will go to nine and that is above eight.

All we need to do is twice, so it will go twice, and the remainder from three entering into eight will leave two, because three goes into eight twice, leaving the remainder as two, remember 2x3=6, and we got the remainder two, so we got two divided by three. So four times two thirds equals to two and two thirds.[4 x 2/3 = 2 and 2/3] That is how to multiply whole numbers by fractions.