# How to Multiply Fractions Part 1

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Taught by YourMathGal
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Lesson Description:

Learn how to multiply fractions.

More free YouTube videos by Julie Harland are organized at http://yourmathgal.com

Questions answered by this video:
• How do you multiply fractions?
• How do you multiply 3/4 * 5/7?
• How do you multiply and reduce 3/4 * 2/9?
• How can you cancel or reduce fractions before you multiply them?
• How can you multiply 7/20 * 5/21 * 3/10 by reducing the fractions or canceling common factors before multiplying?
• How can you multiply 18/25 * 35/22 by reducing the fractions or canceling common factors before multiplying?
• #### Staff Review

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This video starts very simply with multiplying simple fractions. This is a simple but very necessary skill to learn to go on to multiplying more complex fractions. All steps to each problem are shown and explained. Canceling common factors before multiplying is also explained -- this technique will be very useful in future lessons.