## Multiplying Mixed Numbers: 1 1/2 x 2 3/4

Multiplying mixed numbers can seem daunting, but with the right steps, it's simple! Here's how to multiply **1 1/2 x 2 3/4** and express the answer as a fraction:

### Step 1: Convert mixed numbers to improper fractions.

**1 1/2**becomes**3/2**(multiply the whole number by the denominator, add the numerator, and keep the same denominator).**2 3/4**becomes**11/4**(multiply the whole number by the denominator, add the numerator, and keep the same denominator).

### Step 2: Multiply the numerators and denominators.

- (3/2) x (11/4) = (3 x 11) / (2 x 4)

### Step 3: Simplify the fraction.

- 33/8

### Final Answer:

The product of **1 1/2 x 2 3/4** is **33/8**. This can also be expressed as a mixed number: **4 1/8**.