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What is 2/3 of 2/3? If 4/7 of the class are boys, how many boys are there?
Multiplying fractions is not only super-useful, but super-fun as well.
Don't let multiplying whole numbers and fractions get you down. We got this. This explanation will help you become a pro.
Multiply a whole number times a fraction.
This video will help you think about what it means to multiply two fractions. By drawing the problem and "seeing" the answer, you'll better understand how we arrived at it.
Let's practice multiplying two fractions together. We'll learn to simplify the answer, too.
Multiplying two fractions with simplification.
See examples of multiplying and dividing fractions with negative numbers.
When multiplying fractions, it's sometimes helpful to view the operation as a kind of scaling--that multiplying the fraction times another creates a fractional proportion, or scale. Watch. You'll understand.
Interpret how multiplying by a fraction greater or less than 1 affects the product.