Multiplying Fractions

There are procedures to perform the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions without the use of a calculator. For computing the most important operation is multiplication, so that is the only operation covered in the module.

Do you know how to multiply fractions? Can you also write your answers in the simplest form?

Perform the following multiplications and write your answer in the simplest form. (Note that answers should either be an integer or a fraction written as a/b.

 $\displaystyle{\frac{3}{5}\times 25=}$ $\displaystyle{\frac{1}{4}\times\frac{1}{3}=}$ $\displaystyle{\frac{5}{6}\times\frac{1}{3}=}$ $\displaystyle{\frac{5}{6}\times\frac{3}{4}=}$ $\displaystyle{\frac{3}{10}\times\frac{5}{12}=}$