Math Antics – Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Math Antics – Adding and Subtracting Fractions

MULTIPLYING AND DIVIDING FRACTIONS

Fraction multiplication and fraction division are much easier compared to fraction addition and fraction subtraction.

FRACTION ADDITION

FRACTION SUBTRACTION

In a fraction the numerator can be divided by the denominator. When it comes to fraction multiplication of two fractions multiply the numerators and denominators and express it as a fraction again. Finally convert it into the lowest term and then simplify the fraction. The lowest term of a fraction can be obtained by dividing both the numerator and denominator by their HCF.

When we divide two fractions, the second fraction is reversed, that is the numerator is made the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator and the simply multiply the fractions. Then, reduce to the lowest term and simplify it to get the final answer.

A few examples for multiplication and division are solved step by step for complete understanding.

1)Fraction multiplication

2)Fraction Division

3)Fraction Multiplication and Division

From these examples, you must be thorough with fraction multiplication and fraction division. Now, these free printable worksheets are your cup of tea. Download and practice all these sheets.

MULTIPLYING AND DIVIDING FRACTIONS FREE WORKSHEET

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