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Q: What is the definition of multiplying fractions?
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How is multiplying rational numbers like multiplying fractions and multiplying decimals?

Fractions and decimals are usually rational numbers. Besides, multiplying rational and irrational numbers is also similar.

What are the rules for multiplying fractions?

When multiplying 2 fractions, we multiply the two numerators together and the two denominators together.

How you use the algorithm when multiplying fractions by fractions?

step by step

How is multiplying mixed numbers different than multiplying fractions?

if you have mixed numbers you make them into improper fractions before you multiply

How is dividing fractions similar to multiplying fractions?

It is similar because when you divide fractions you are technically multiplying the second number's reciprocal. (Turning the fraction the other way around)

Cn you help me with multiplying fractions?


How do you model fractions?

ny multiplying

Do you need a common denominator multiplying fractions?


Do you need to have a reciprocal when multiplying fractions?


When you are multiplying fractions do you need like denominators?


Do you need to change the denominator when multiplying fractions?


Is it necessary to cross multiply when multiplying fractions?


What are you doing when you divide fractions?

Multiplying by a reciprocal

When you are multiplying fractions do you find the common denominator?


When multiplying fractions do you times the denominators if they are the same?

no you do not

Do you cross simplify in multiplying fractions?


Do they have multiplying fraction worksheets?

There are many sites available that offer worksheets for practice in multiplying fractions. Here is the address of one of them:

Are fractions irrational?

Fractions are rational by definition.

How is multiplying fractions by a whole number is different from adding adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators?

Adding and subtracting fractions can ONLY be done if the denominators are the same; then the calculation is done by adding or subtracting the numerators. Multiplying (and dividing) fractions does not require the denominators to be the same. To divide by a fraction the divisor is inverted (the original numerator becomes the new denominator and the original denominator becomes the new numerator) and then the fractions are multiplied. Multiplying fractions is achieved by multiplying the numerators together AND multiplying the denominators together. A whole number is the same as a fraction with the whole number as the numerator and a denominator of 1, so when multiplying by a whole number the denominator is multiplied by 1 (leaving it the same) and the is multiplication is effectively just multiplying the numerator by the whole number.

What are the rules for adding subtracting multiplying and dividing fractions?

no answer

Do you need a common denominator for dividing and multiplying fractions?

No you do not.

When multiplying fractions do you multlply to the side or cross multiply?

Multiplying fractions is the easiest operation you can do with them. Nothing complicated is required, just multiply the top two and the bottom two. Simple as that!

What is the definition of product?

the definition of product is upon multiplying

What is the definition of adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators?

What is the definition of Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions

Why does the butterfly method work when comparing fractions?

it works when comparing fractions by multiplying the fractions to see whitch one is greater not greater and equal