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# Fraction multiples

When asked to find the multiples of a fraction such as 3/4, what should you get back as an answer? In other words how do you determine a multiple of a fraction?

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Steve S. | Tutoring in Precalculus, Trig, and Differential CalculusTutoring in Precalculus, Trig, and Diffe...
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1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ...
are multiples of 1.

2, 4, 6, 8, 10, ...
are multiples of 2.

1/2, 2/2, 3/2, 4/2, 5/2, ...
are multiples of 1/2.

3/4, 6/4, 9/4, 12/4, 15/4, ...
are multiples of 3/4.
Parviz F. | Mathematics professor at Community CollegesMathematics professor at Community Colle...
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Multiple of a fraction, is same as number of time you can add by itself, which is definition of Multiplication as

Multiple 2 of 8, or 2 times 8e = 8 + 8 = 8 X 2 = 16

Multiple 2 of 3/4 = 3/4 + 3/4 = 6/4 = 2 X 3/4 = 6/4

Multiple 3 of 1/2  = 1/2 + 1/2 + 1/2 = 3 X 1/2 = 3/2

[i]Multiple 2 of 8, or 2 times 8e = 8 + 8 = 8 X 2 = 16

Multiple 2 of 3/4 = 3/4 + 3/4 = 6/4 = 2 X 3/4 = 6/4

Multiple 3 of 1/2 = 1/2 + 1/2 + 1/2 = 3 X 1/2 = 3/2

Multiple 4 of 1/2 = 1/2 + 1/2 + 1/2 + 1/2 = 4 X 1/2 = 4/2

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ...
are multiples of 1.

2, 4, 6, 8, 10, ...
are multiples of 2.

1/2, 2/2, 3/2, 4/2, 5/2, …
are multiples of 1/2.

3/4, 6/4, 9/4, 12/4, 15/4, …
are multiples of 3/4.

4/2, 8/2, 16/2, 48/2, 60/2, …
are multiples of 4/2.