## What is 1 1/2 times 3 as a fraction?

This problem requires us to understand how to multiply mixed numbers and whole numbers. Let's break it down step by step:

### Step 1: Convert the mixed number to a fraction

**1 1/2**can be converted to an improper fraction by multiplying the whole number (1) by the denominator (2) and adding the numerator (1). This gives us 3.- Keep the same denominator (2):
**3/2**

### Step 2: Multiply the fractions

**3/2 x 3/1**(Remember, 3 is the same as 3/1)

### Step 3: Multiply numerators and denominators

- (3 x 3) / (2 x 1) =
**9/2**

### Step 4: Simplify (if possible)

- The fraction 9/2 is already in its simplest form.