How do I multiply and divide fractions?it's so hard!!!

Step 1. Turn the second fraction upside-down (it becomes a reciprocal): Step 2. Multiply the first fraction by that reciprocal: Step 3. Simplify the fraction: for fraction
1. Multiply the top numbers (the numerators).

2. Multiply the bottom numbers (the denominators).

3. Simplify the fraction if needed.


To multiply fractions when a fraction is proper and improper we just multiply the numerator by numerator then denominator by denominator then when it is not in lowest term find the gcf then divide it
ex.2/3x5//8 2x8 is 16 and 3x5 is 15 then in fraction it is16/15
when it is a whole number change it into a impoper fractions then multiply it