**5/3 x 9 = 15
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It’s easy to solve a fraction times number problem if you understand the parts of a fraction

**Parts of a fraction
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Fraction is made of two main parts, which are:

**1. Numerator: **It refers to the upper part of the fraction.

For instance, **5** is the numerator

**2. Denominator: **It refers to the bottom part of the fraction.

For instance, **3** is the denominator

**How to calculate 5/3 x 9
**

**Step 1:** Convert the whole number to a fraction. It’s easy to multiply fractions with other fractions. You can make a whole number a fraction by adding 1 as the denominator. Any number with a denominator of one is equal to the number itself. For example, **9/1 **is equal to **9**

**5/3 x 9/1
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**Step 2:** Now multiply the numerators together

**5 x 9 = 45
**

**Step 3:** Multiply the denominators

**3 x 1 = 3
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**Step 3:** Combine the two answers to make a single fraction

**45/3
**

**Step 4:** Simplify the calculation. It’s important to express fractions in their simplest form.

The answer is: **15
**

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