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# 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.

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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