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Q: When multiplying fractions do you multiply the denominator?

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Exactly the same as you do when multiplying fractions with different denominators. -- Multiply numerators . . . the product is the numeratore of the answer. -- Multiply denominators . . . the product is the denominator of the answer.

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No. Dividing fractions is achieved by inverting the divisor and multiplying the resulting fractions. To multiply fractions the numerators are multiplied together to form the new numerator and the denominators are multiplied together to form the new denominator.

No you do not.

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no. you can multiply straight across in fraction multiplication

Fractions are multiplied by multiplying numerator by numerator and denominator by denominator. The fractions may be simplified before multiplying. Whole numbers have the understood denominator of 1. Read this lesson on multiplying fractions if you need help on how to multiply fractions.you multiply the denomanators and the top number then multiply the whole #s then reduce your answer if you can. an example would be 3 8/9X6 8/9= 18 64/81 get it now?

This has the effect of producing a denominator in the answer that has each of the original denominators as factors. You don't have to worry about simplifying the fractions before multiplying. Of course, you may have to simplify after multiplying. There's no way out.

Exactly the same as you do when multiplying fractions with different denominators. -- Multiply numerators . . . the product is the numeratore of the answer. -- Multiply denominators . . . the product is the denominator of the answer.

yes. you multiply the numerator and denominator

You add two fractions with a different denominator by multiplying the denominators by a number that will make them equal. Be sure to multiply the numerator by that number too.

Yes. One method for dividing fractions is to multiply the numerator fraction by the reciprocal of the denominator fraction.

multiply denominator by denominator and vice versa

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