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Multiplying & Dividing Fractions. Multiplying Fractions. Mixed numbers need to be changed to improper fractions first Simplify by dividing the numerators and denominators by the GCF Multiply the numerators Multiply the denominators Simplify the answer if needed. Find the product.

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Multiplying fractions
Multiplying Fractions

  • Mixed numbers need to be changed to improper fractions first

  • Simplify by dividing the numerators and denominators by the GCF

  • Multiply the numerators

  • Multiply the denominators

  • Simplify the answer if needed








Division can be done through repeated subtraction
Division can be done through repeated subtraction.

There are 6 one-thirds in 2, therefore ,



Division can also be shown with models1
Division can also be shown with models.

Then divide each rectangle into thirds.

There are 6 thirds in the model so


How much pie will each person get if 3 people share of a pie equally
How much pie will each person get if 3 people share ½ of a pie equally?

Take the ½ of a pie and divide it into 3 equal pieces so . Each person will get 1/6 of the pie.



Divide
Divide. pie equally?





Simplify the answer1
Simplify the answer. fractions.

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