## How to Multiply Fractions

### There are 3 Simple Steps You Need To Take when Multiplying Fractions:

**Follow these 3 easy steps to multiply fractions:**

**1 First, Multiply** the numerators of each of the **fractions**.

**2 Then, Multiply** the denominators of each of the **fractions **

3 Lastly, make sure you **simplify the fractions** if the are not in the lowest terms.

**Let’s demonstrate this with an example:**

Multiply the fractions 2/3 x 1/6

Following the 3 steps above, we have:

2 / 3 x 1 / 6 =

2 x 1 2

_____ = ___

3 x 6 18

= 2 / 18

This fraction can be broken down even further by finding the factors of 2 and 18, like this:

**2 x 1**

**____ = 1 / 9**

**2 x 9 **

The simplified answer would be 1 / 9

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