The very basics of multiplying fractions illustrated visually, in words and with the symbols. An explanation of cancelling.
Questions answered by this video:
How do you multiply fractions?
How can you think of and make sense of multiplying fractions using pictures?
Why is half of a half equal to a quarter?
How do you multiply 2/3 * 4/5?
How do you multiply 5/6 * 3/4?
How can you cancel terms or simplify fractions before multiplying them?
How does cancelling common factors same time when multiplying fractions?
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This is a good introduction to how to multiply fractions and a common technique to save some time when calculating these values. This is a great place to start when learning to multiply fractions.