**1 3/4 x 1 3/4 as a Fraction**

When we multiply mixed numbers, it can be a bit tricky. But don't worry, we're here to help you understand how to multiply 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 as a fraction.

**Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions**

Before we can multiply, we need to convert both mixed numbers to improper fractions.

**1 3/4 = ?**

To convert 1 3/4 to an improper fraction, we need to multiply the whole number part (1) by the denominator (4) and then add the numerator (3).

1 × 4 = 4 4 + 3 = 7

So, 1 3/4 = **7/4**

**1 3/4 = ?**

We already know that 1 3/4 = **7/4**, so we don't need to convert it again.

**Multiplying Fractions**

Now that we have two improper fractions, we can multiply them.

**7/4 × 7/4 = ?**

To multiply fractions, we multiply the numerators (7 × 7 = 49) and the denominators (4 × 4 = 16), and then write the result as a fraction:

**49/16**

**Simplifying the Fraction**

Is the fraction **49/16** in its simplest form? Let's check if we can divide both the numerator and the denominator by the same number.

The greatest common divisor (GCD) of 49 and 16 is 1, so the fraction is already in its simplest form.

**Final Answer**

Therefore, **1 3/4 x 1 3/4 as a fraction is equal to 49/16**.

I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions or need further assistance.