# Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

• Before you multiply , reduce the fractions as

much as possible (if you can divide the top of

any fraction and the bottom of any other

fraction or the same fraction then do so). Then

multiply :

**Example**

1. Rewrite as Multiplication by flipping the

second fraction (this is called the reciprocal )

2. Reduce as Much as Possible

3. Multiply the Two Fractions

**Example**

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