Fractions by Wholes
An exercise on multiplying and dividing proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers.
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Level 1 - Multiplying a proper fraction by a whole number
Level 2 - Dividing a proper fraction by a whole number
Level 3 - Multiplying and dividing mixed numbers by whole numbers
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