Complex Fractions: Example 2

Rule 25:
To multiply two complex fractions, convert the fractions to simple fractions and follow the steps you use to multiply two simple fractions.

Example 2:
Calculate tex2html_wrap_inline165 .

Solution:
Multiply tex2html_wrap_inline167 first and reduce to a simple fraction. Multiply the numerators and denominators first. tex2html_wrap_inline169

The problem can be written tex2html_wrap_inline171 .

Follow the rules of addition tex2html_wrap_inline173 .

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