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Multiplying fractions

5 videos
4 skills
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.

Multiplying fractions and whole numbers

VIDEO 3:08 minutes
Don't let multiplying whole numbers and fractions get you down. We got this. This explanation will help you become a pro.

Multiplying two fractions: an explanation

VIDEO 5:06 minutes
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.

Multiplying two fractions: example

VIDEO 2:26 minutes
Let's practice multiplying two fractions together. We'll learn to simplify the answer, too.

Multiplying positive fractions

Multiplying positive fractions with simplification

Multiplying negative and positive fractions

VIDEO 4:33 minutes
Let's take a stab on practicing one of the most commonly used math skills: multiplying and dividing fractions. We'll use a few examples with negative numbers.

Multiplication as scaling

VIDEO 5:06 minutes
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.