Multiply the tops, then multiply the bottoms.

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## How to multiply fractions

There are 3 simple steps to multiply fractions

- Multiply the the numerators (top numbers).
- Multiply the denominators (bottom numbers).
- Simplify the fraction if needed.

**Example**

Step 1 | Multiply the the numerators | |

Step 2 | Multiply the denominators | |

Step 3 | Simplify the fraction |

## Mulltiplying Fractions and Whole Numbers

How to multiplying fractions and whole numbers?

Make the whole number a fraction, by putting it over 1.

Example: 4 =^{4}/_{1}

Let’s try to to multiplying fractions and whole numbers

**Example**

Step 1 | Multiply the the numerators | |

Step 2 | Multiply the denominators | |

Step 3 | Simplify the fraction |