**To multiply a mixed number by a fraction, you must convert the mixed number to an improper fraction, then multiply the proper fractions.**

**Example 1.** Find the value of the expression

Convert the mixed number into an improper fraction. After translation, the number will become a fraction of . Then we can multiply that fraction by

Let's say there is one whole pizza and a half pizza:

To multiply these pieces by is to take two-thirds of them. To take two-thirds of them, first divide them into three equal parts. Split in half the pizza on the left. Then we have three equal slices:

Now if we take (two slices of the three available), we get one whole pizza. For clarity, let's paint over the two slices:

Therefore, the value of the expression was 1

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