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Multiply Fractions

In this worksheet, students will multiply two simple fractions.

'Multiply Fractions' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 8 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

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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.



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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