To multiply a fraction by a whole number

1. Write the whole number as a fraction with 1 as the denominator.

2. Multiply the numerators.

3. Multiply the denominators.

4. Simplify the answer.

Multiply. Simplify your answer and write it as a proper fraction or as a whole or mixed number.

Write 8 as a fraction.

Multiply the numerators, then multiply the denominators. Simplify the answer.