We will discuss here how to solve the word problems on multiplication of mixed fractions or multiplication of mixed numbers.

Let us consider some of the examples.

**1.** Aaron had 324 toys. He gave 1/3 of it to her sister Mary.
How many toys did he give to Mary?

**Solution:**

Aaron gave 1/3 of 324 toys to Mary = 1/3 × 324 = 324/3 = 108 toys.

So, Aaron gave 108 toys to Mary.

**2.** Sam distributed fruits among 5 children. If each one got
1/6 part of fruits, what fraction of fruits was distributed in all?

**Solution:**

1 child got fruits 1/6 part

5 children got fruits = 1/6 × 5 parts = 5/6 part.

So, the fraction of fruits distributed = 5/6.

**Related Concept**

● Representation of a Fraction

● Properties of Equivalent Fractions

● Comparison of Like Fractions

● Comparison of Fractions having the same Numerator

● Conversion of Fractions into Fractions having Same Denominator

● Conversion of a Fraction into its Smallest and Simplest Form

● Addition of Fractions having the Same Denominator

● Subtraction of Fractions having the Same Denominator

● Addition and Subtraction of Fractions on the Fraction Number Line

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