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Multiplying Fractions

In this worksheet, students practise multiplying fractions.

'Multiplying Fractions' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

This worksheet is about multiplying fractions.

 

Example

Multiply these fractions.

4 x 2  
5 8

 

 4 x 2  = 8  
5 x 8 40


Remember to simplify fractions if they have a common factor. 

 

In this example, the highest common factor of 8 and 40 is 8 so we can divide both numerator and denominator by 8.

 

Answer

8/40 = 1/5

 

In this worksheet, reduce all fractions but leave as top-heavy.

 

 

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