## 1 1/4 Times 2 in Fraction Form

This article will guide you through multiplying the mixed number 1 1/4 by 2, resulting in a fraction.

### Step 1: Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction.

To convert 1 1/4 to an improper fraction, follow these steps:

- Multiply the whole number (1) by the denominator of the fraction (4): 1 * 4 = 4
- Add the numerator of the fraction (1) to the result: 4 + 1 = 5
- Keep the same denominator: 5/4

Therefore, 1 1/4 is equivalent to 5/4.

### Step 2: Multiply the improper fraction by 2.

Now, multiply 5/4 by 2:

(5/4) * 2 = 10/4

### Step 3: Simplify the fraction (optional).

The fraction 10/4 can be simplified by dividing both the numerator and denominator by their greatest common factor, which is 2:

10/4 = (10/2) / (4/2) = 5/2

### Result:

Therefore, 1 1/4 times 2 is equal to **5/2** or **2 1/2** in mixed number form.