## Multiplying Fractions: 1 1/7 * 3/5

This article will guide you through multiplying the mixed number **1 1/7** by the fraction **3/5**.

### Step 1: Convert the mixed number to a fraction

**1 1/7**is equivalent to**(1 * 7 + 1)/7 = 8/7**.

### Step 2: Multiply the numerators and denominators

**(8/7) * (3/5) = (8 * 3) / (7 * 5)**

### Step 3: Simplify the resulting fraction

**(8 * 3) / (7 * 5) = 24/35**

Therefore, the product of **1 1/7** and **3/5** is **24/35**. This fraction is already in its simplest form, as the greatest common factor of 24 and 35 is 1.