# How do you evaulate #17\times \frac { 1} { 4} #?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 3, 2018

See below.

#### Explanation:

Since this equation has a whole number being multiplied by a fraction, you must first make that whole number into a fraction as well. Let's pretend the number is

The equation you have now is

Now, to multiply a fraction, you must multiply the numerators by the numerators, and the denominaters by the denominaters.

From this, you will get the fraction