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# Multiplying and dividing fractions

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### Multiplying and dividing fractions

1. 1. Multiplying and Dividing Fractions<br />
2. 2. You may like to take some notes!<br />
3. 3. Multiplying fractions is the easy one!<br />x<br />
4. 4. Because you just multiply the top numbers together and multiply the bottom numbers together<br />x<br />
5. 5. Because you just multiply the top numbers together and multiply the bottom numbers together<br />x<br />=<br />
6. 6. Because you just multiply the top numbers together and multiply the bottom numbers together<br />x<br />=<br />
7. 7. Don’t forget to cancel down. In this case we can divide both numbers by 6<br />x<br />=<br />
8. 8. Don’t forget to cancel down. In this case we can divide both numbers by 6<br />x<br />=<br />
9. 9. Don’t forget to cancel down. In this case we can divide both numbers by 6<br />x<br />=<br />
10. 10. Dividing fractions<br />
11. 11. The rule is<br />
12. 12. Turn the SECOND fraction upside down<br />
13. 13. Turn the SECOND fraction upside down<br />
14. 14. and change the divide sign to a multiply<br />
15. 15.
16. 16. then multiply the top numbers together<br />
17. 17. then multiply the top numbers together and multiply the bottom numbers together<br />
18. 18. and multiply the bottom numbers together<br />
19. 19. and that’s it for multiplying and dividing fractions<br />