## Multiplying a Mixed Number and a Whole Number: 1 1/3 x 7

This article will guide you through the process of multiplying a mixed number, 1 1/3, by a whole number, 7.

### Converting Mixed Numbers to Fractions

The first step is to convert the mixed number, 1 1/3, into a fraction. To do this:

**Multiply the whole number by the denominator:**1 x 3 = 3**Add the numerator:**3 + 1 = 4**Keep the same denominator:**4/3

Therefore, 1 1/3 is equivalent to 4/3.

### Multiplying Fractions

Now, we have the following multiplication:

**4/3 x 7**

To multiply fractions, we multiply the numerators and the denominators:

**(4 x 7) / (3 x 1)**

This simplifies to:

**28/3**

### Converting Back to a Mixed Number

The final step is to convert the improper fraction 28/3 back into a mixed number.

**Divide the numerator by the denominator:**28 ÷ 3 = 9 with a remainder of 1.**The quotient becomes the whole number:**9**The remainder becomes the numerator:**1**The denominator stays the same:**3

Therefore, 28/3 is equivalent to **9 1/3**.

### Conclusion

The product of 1 1/3 and 7 is **9 1/3**.