Fractions by Wholes

An exercise on multiplying and dividing proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers.

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$$\frac{3}{10} \times 3$$
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$$\frac{2}{7} \times 2$$
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$$4 \times \frac{1}{5}$$
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$$2 \times \frac{5}{12}$$
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$$\frac{1}{9} \times 3$$
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$$\frac{3}{8} \times 2$$
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$$\frac{3}{5} \times 5$$

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$$\frac{3}{4} \times 12$$

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$$24 \times \frac{5}{12}$$

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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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