More Lessons for Grade 5
Videos, worksheets, stories and solutions to help Grade 5 students learn how to multiply fractions.
How to multiply fractions?
1. Reduce fractions diagonally and vertically when possible.
2. Multiply the numerators.
3. Multiply the denominators.
4. Reduce when possible.
Multiply fractions by multiplying across the numerators, and multiplying across the denominators
Multiplying Fractions with Canceling
When multiplying fractions, it's important to remember to simply multiply across before reducing the resulting fraction. Find out how to use cross cancellation when multiplying fractions
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