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# What is the definition of multiplying fractions?

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### what is the meaning of multiplying fractions and where the rules comes from?

Multiplying fractions is all about division

### 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.

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### How is multiplying mixed numbers different than multiplying fractions?

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

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### 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)

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### What are you doing when you divide fractions?

Multiplying by a reciprocal