Multiplication of fractions - Examples, Exercises and Solutions

How to Multiply Fractions

The multiplication of fractions is carried out by multiplying numerator by numerator and denominator by denominator, this is the method.

  • In case there is any mixed number - We will convert it into a fraction and then solve according to the learned method.
  • In case there is any whole number - We will convert it into a fraction and then solve according to the learned method.
  • The commutative property works - We can change the order of the fractions within the exercise without altering its result.

Suggested Topics to Practice in Advance

  1. Sum of Fractions
  2. Subtraction of Fractions

Practice Multiplication of fractions

Exercise #1

23×57= \frac{2}{3}\times\frac{5}{7}=

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Answer

1021 \frac{10}{21}

Exercise #2

34×12= \frac{3}{4}\times\frac{1}{2}=

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Answer

38 \frac{3}{8}

Exercise #3

14×45= \frac{1}{4}\times\frac{4}{5}=

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Answer

15 \frac{1}{5}

Exercise #4

14×12= \frac{1}{4}\times\frac{1}{2}=

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Answer

18 \frac{1}{8}

Exercise #5

14×32= \frac{1}{4}\times\frac{3}{2}=

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Answer

38 \frac{3}{8}

Exercise #1

35×12= \frac{3}{5}\times\frac{1}{2}=

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Answer

310 \frac{3}{10}

Exercise #2

16×13= \frac{1}{6}\times\frac{1}{3}=

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Answer

118 \frac{1}{18}

Exercise #3

34×12= \frac{3}{4}\times\frac{1}{2}=

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Answer

38 \frac{3}{8}

Exercise #4

68×56= \frac{6}{8}\times\frac{5}{6}=

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Answer

58 \frac{5}{8}

Exercise #5

13×47= \frac{1}{3}\times\frac{4}{7}=

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Answer

421 \frac{4}{21}

Exercise #1

23×14= \frac{2}{3}\times\frac{1}{4}=

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Answer

16 \frac{1}{6}

Exercise #2

23×34= \frac{2}{3}\times\frac{3}{4}=

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Answer

12 \frac{1}{2}

Exercise #3

24×12= \frac{2}{4}\times\frac{1}{2}=

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Answer

14 \frac{1}{4}

Exercise #4

24×45= \frac{2}{4}\times\frac{4}{5}=

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Answer

25 \frac{2}{5}

Exercise #5

25×12= \frac{2}{5}\times\frac{1}{2}=

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Answer

15 \frac{1}{5}

Topics learned in later sections

  1. Division of Fractions
  2. Comparing Fractions
  3. Operations with Fractions