Lesson 5
Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Topic 1
Multiplying Fractions

Procedure

To multiply fractions:
  1. Multiply the numerators to get the numerator for the product.
  2. Multiply the denominators to get the denominator for the product.
  3. Reduce or simplify the result as necessary.

Use these interactive examples and exercises to strengthen your understanding and build your skills: Complete the multiplication and reduce the result if necessary


Topic 2
Multiplying Mixed Numbers

Procedure

To multiply mixed numbers:
  1. Convert the mixed fractions to improper fractions.
  2. Multiply the numerators and denominators.
  3. Reduce or simplify the result as necessary.

Use these interactive examples and exercises to check your understanding and build your skills: Complete the multiplication and reduce the result if necessary.

If you are still unsure of your understanding, you can dig deeper into the subject in the online PreAlgebra course.