## 1 1/2 Times 3 in Fraction Form

This article will guide you through the process of multiplying a mixed number by a whole number, resulting in a fraction.

**Step 1: Convert the Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction**

- To convert 1 1/2 into an improper fraction, multiply the whole number (1) by the denominator (2) and add the numerator (1). This gives us 3.
- Keep the same denominator (2).
- So, 1 1/2 is equal to 3/2.

**Step 2: Multiply the Fractions**

- Now we have 3/2 * 3.
- Remember that a whole number can be written as a fraction by putting it over 1. So, 3 becomes 3/1.
- Multiply the numerators (3 * 3 = 9) and the denominators (2 * 1 = 2).

**Step 3: Simplify the Result**

- We get 9/2.
- This fraction can be simplified into a mixed number. Divide 9 by 2, which gives us 4 with a remainder of 1.
- Therefore, 9/2 is equal to
**4 1/2**.

**Conclusion**

1 1/2 times 3 is equal to **4 1/2** in fraction form.