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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.

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