While multiplying a fraction with a single digit number, the numerator only is multiplied with the single digit number and denominator remains the same.

__Multiplication of
fractions by a single digit number__

While multiplying a fraction with a
single digit number, the numerator only is multiplied with the single digit
number and denominator remains the same.

__Example 6.16__

Multiply 2/3 with 5.

**Solution**

__Example 6.17__

If Iniyan gets 1/4 part of a chocolate
bar everyday, then how much chocolate will he get for 3 days?

**Solution**

Part of the chocolate bar that Iniyan gets everyday
= 1/4

Part of the chocolate bar that Iniyan will get for 3 days = 1/4 × 3

Therefore, Iniyan will get 3/4 parts
of the chocolate bar for 3 days.

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