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In multiplication and division of fractions, both involve multiplication. This is their similarity.

In multiplication of fractions, multiply the numerator by the numerator of the other fraction and the denominator by the denominator of the other fraction.

Example: 1/2 * 2/3 = 2/6

In division of fractions, reciprocate the divisor then follow the step in multiplying fractions.

Example: 1/2 ÷ 2/3 = 1/2 * 3/2 = 3/4

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