Posted by **LAURIE** on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 4:33pm.

HOW DO YOU MULTIPLY FRACTIONS?

what is quik and easy way to mutply fractions

Multiply the numerators (top numbers) and multiply the denominators (bottom numbers). Place the multiplication of the top numbers on the top of a new fraction and the bottom numbers on the bottom of the new fraction. Reduce the fraction if possible.

2/5 x 6/10 =

2*6 = 12 which goes on top.

5*10 50 which goes on the bottom.

12/50 which reduces to 6/25.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- arithmetic - ok I dont know how to multiply 600x3/8 then subtract it. Could you ...
- math[fractions] - how would u multiply two fractions ex. 2 2/3 times 3 5/6 First...
- math - well i need to ask how do you multiply a fraction? Multiply the ...
- Math - could you tell me three equivalent fractions for each: 2/3 8/16 4/10 3/4 ...
- drbob222, math ,algebra - can you explain to me the following problem , ms.sue ...
- math - how you multoply 5 2/7 x 5/8 x 3 1/2 write the answer in simplest form ...
- Math - I need help multiplying the fractions out. The question is... x/3 + y/2...
- math 5th grade - Q 1. Find all the multiplication combinations you can for these...
- math - Fractions and mixed numbers are often used in everyday life. Discuss a ...
- math ,hep, plz - can someone help explain this for me please... Problem #1 What ...

More Related Questions