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Multiply 8/5 with 42/8

1st number: 1 3/5, 2nd number: 5 2/8

This multiplication involving fractions can also be rephrased as "What is 8/5 of 5 2/8?"

8/5 × 42/8 is 42/5.

Steps for multiplying fractions

  1. Simply multiply the numerators and denominators separately:
  2. 8/5 × 42/8 = 8 × 42/5 × 8 = 336/40
  3. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 42/5
  4. In mixed form: 82/5

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