# Multiplying fractions

4 videos

3 skills

Learn how to multiply a fraction by a fraction.

### 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 fractions: visualizing

VIDEO
4:57 minutes

Here's a great way to visualize fraction multiplication problems. Once you understand this, doing them on your own will be a lot easier!

### Multiplying two fractions: number line approach

VIDEO
4:46 minutes

Fraction multiplication getting you down? No worries. This explanation which uses a number line to visualize the problem will lift your spirits.

### Understanding multiplying fractions by fractions

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

Use area models, number lines, and tape diagrams to multiply a fraction times a fraction.

### Areas of rectangles with fractional side lengths

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

Practice computing the areas of rectangles that have fractional side lengths.