Multiplying Fractions Part 1b

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson on multiplying fractions, we are shown how to visualize the multiplication of fractions on a number line. Using this method, we can easily see how to multiply fractions without the need for complicated arithmetic. The lesson also includes some simple multiplication problems, showing us how to reduce fractions before multiplying and giving us a helpful pattern to follow when multiplying various fractions.

Lesson Description:

The second part of lesson 1 of multiplying fractions.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

Questions answered by this video:
  • What does it mean to multiply fractions?
  • How do you multiply fractions with and without a number line?
  • How do you reduce fractions when multiplying?
  • What is a visual representation of multiplying fractions?
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    This is a continuation from part 1a of multiplying fractions. Some more complicated examples of multiplying fractions are done in this video. The problems are done with and without a number line. The concepts behind what you are doing by multiplying fractions are explained.