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

This article will guide you through multiplying the mixed number **1 1/7** by the fraction **3/5**. Let's break down the steps:

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

**1 1/7**is the same as**(1 x 7 + 1)/7 = 8/7**

### 2. Multiply the numerators and denominators:

- Multiply the numerator of the first fraction (8) by the numerator of the second fraction (3): 8 x 3 = 24
- Multiply the denominator of the first fraction (7) by the denominator of the second fraction (5): 7 x 5 = 35

### 3. Simplify the result:

- The product of
**8/7**and**3/5**is**24/35**.

This fraction cannot be simplified further. Therefore, **1 1/7 times 3/5 is equal to 24/35**.