Multiplying Simple Fractions: Problem 5
Rule 11: To multiply two simple fractions, complete the following steps.
- Multiply the numerators.
- Multiply the denominators.
- Reduce the results. (See Rule 10)
- Factor the product of the numerators.
- Factor the product of the denominators.
- Look for the fractions that have a value of 1.
Problem 5: Multiply and reduce the answer.
Answer. The fraction has a value of zero because the numerator is zero. Since zero times any number equals zero, then the answer is 0.
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