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Multiplying Simple Fractions (2)

In this worksheet, students multiply simple pairs of proper fractions, writing the answer in its simplest form.

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'Multiplying Simple Fractions (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Fractions

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Multiplying fractions

Multiply the numerators together.

Multiply the denominators together.

1 × 2
9 3


1 × 2 = 2

9 × 3 = 27


The answer is:




Work out the following, remembering to give your answer in its lowest terms.

3 × 4
5 8



3 × 4 = 12

5 × 8 = 40


This gives:



But this must be reduced by dividing top and bottom by 4.

The answer is:



which we write as   3/10.

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