# How do you simplify 4\frac { 2} { 9} \times 2\frac { 8} { 9}?

May 15, 2018

By arranging the equation

#### Explanation:

You can rewrite $4 \frac{2}{9} \times 2 \frac{8}{9}$ as

$\frac{38}{9} \times \frac{26}{9}$

Now you can multiply:

$= \frac{38 \times 26}{9 \times 9}$

$= \frac{988}{81}$

$= 12 \frac{16}{81}$

$= 12 \frac{16}{81}$