## 1 1/4 Times 3 in Fraction Form

This article will guide you through multiplying the mixed number **1 1/4** by **3** and expressing the answer in fraction form.

### Converting Mixed Numbers to Fractions

First, we need to convert the mixed number **1 1/4** into an improper fraction. To do this:

**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 (4):**The improper fraction is**5/4**.

### Multiplying Fractions

Now we have the problem: **(5/4) * 3**.

To multiply fractions:

**Multiply the numerators:**5 * 3 = 15**Multiply the denominators:**4 * 1 = 4**Simplify the resulting fraction:**The product is**15/4**.

### Converting to Mixed Number (Optional)

The answer **15/4** is an improper fraction. If you prefer to express the answer as a mixed number, you can do so by dividing the numerator (15) by the denominator (4):

**15 divided by 4 is 3 with a remainder of 3.****The quotient (3) becomes the whole number part of the mixed number.****The remainder (3) becomes the numerator of the fractional part.****The denominator (4) remains the same.**

Therefore, the mixed number form of **15/4** is **3 3/4**.

### Conclusion

In conclusion, **1 1/4 times 3** is equal to **15/4** or **3 3/4** when expressed as a fraction and mixed number, respectively.