# Multiplying Fractions

With Cole

Student teaching

Multiplying fractions is easy

# Steps to solve

2/4 * 2/4

multiply only the numerator of the fraction

2 * 2 = 4

then plug the new numerator to the fraction and keep the same denominator

the answer is 4/4 this simplifies to 1 and 1 is your answer

# Multiplying mixed numbers

multiplying mixed numbers is a little different than regular fractions

example: 3 2/4 * 4 2/4

to solve this multiply the whole numbers and then multiply the fractions

# Corny Song

# Now You Know

Whenever you need to do fractions just remember the song