Amsco Integrated Algebra I: Multiplying Fractions
 This is a free lesson from our course in Amsco's Integrated Algebra

 This lesson covers the concepts on how to multiply fractions. First you’ll learn the properties of the product of two fractions i.e. • The numerator is the product of the numerators of the given fractions • The denominator is the product of the denominators of the given fractions. This will follow the explanation of two methods that can be used to find the product of and in lowest terms: METHOD 1. • multiply the numerators of the given fractions. • multiply the denominators of the given fractions. • reduce the resulting fraction,if possible to lowest terms. (More text below video...)
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 (Continued from above) For example:(5x2/7y)*(14y2/15x3)=(5x2*14y2)/(7y*15x3)=70x2y2/105x3y=(2y/3x)*(35x2y/35x2y)=2y/3x. METHOD 2. • factor any polynomial that is not monomial. • use cancellation to divide a numerator and denominator by each common factor. •multiply the resulting numerators and the resulting denominators to write the product in lowest terms. For example:(5x2/7y)*(14y2/15x3)=2y/3x The video above further explains with the help of several examples.

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