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How to Multiply Fractions

Among the four fundamental operations on fractions, multiplication is the easiest. It is just simple. Multiply the numerator and then the denominator. Of course, if the given fractions can be converted to lowest terms, the easier the multiplication will be.

In this post, we are going to learn how to multiply fractions. You must master this operation, as well as other fundamental operations on fractions because you will use them in higher mathematics and solving word problems. Below are some examples.

Example 1

\displaystyle \frac{4}{5} \times \frac{1}{3} Continue Reading