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Fractions – Multiplying & Dividing

Multiplying Fractions.

This is perhaps the easiest operation to perform on fractions, which is multiply the numerators together and multiply the denominators together.

Multiplying two fractions

Dividing Fractions.

This is slightly more complex, but can be easily remembered if you know your ‘KFC’ – and no not the edible one 🙂

KFC stand for

Keep : Keep the first fraction as it is

Flip : Flip the second fraction so that the numerator becomes the denominator, and the denominator becomes the numerator

Change: Change the sign from Divide (/) to Multiply (x)

 The full video lesson on multiplying and dividing fractions is found here.