  # Multiply Fractions

In this worksheet, students will multiply two simple fractions. Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:   #### Worksheet Overview

When we multiply two fractions together, they do not have to have the same denominator as they do in addition or subtraction.

We simply multiply the top numbers together and then the bottom numbers together, remembering to cancel down at the end.

Example

Work out:

 3 x 4 10 15

Multiply the numerators and the denominators together:

 = 3 x 4 = 12 10 x 15 150

This new fraction has a common factor of 6, so we can now divide both numerators and denominators by 6:

 = 12 = 2 150 25

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