Multiplication of Fractions


Reduce the fractions to simple fractions. Then multiply the numerators together and multiply the denominators together. If the two numbers are mixed factions (a whole number and a fraction) then multiply the whole numbers together, multiply the fractions together, multiply each whole number by the fraction associated with the other whole number and add the four terms together.




(1) Multiply by of of .


This can be expressed as .


(2) Multiply by .


The four terms are: