Math - fractions

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I have to find the area of a rectangle in fraction measurements.

Area = L*W
= 9/16 yds. * 14/15 yds.

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    http://www.aaamath.com/
    Click on Fractions and then on Multiplying Fractions.

    9/16 * 14/15 = ??

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    to multiply fractions, just multiply the numerator by numerator, and denominator by denominator. (note: numerator = the number above the fraction bar, while denominator = the number below the fraction bar). thus:
    9/16 * 14/15
    (9*14) / (16*15)
    126 / 240 or
    21/40 yd^2

    hope this helps~ :)

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