Fractions: Multiply Common (Easy)

Multiply OF = TIMES
Pencil and Paper - Multiply the numerators
Multiply the denominators
Don't forget to reduce answers to lowest terms

2/3 * 2/3 = 4/9


Draw a picture - Use models

1/2 of 1/3

Draw thirds vertically - Color in 1/3
Draw halve horizontally - Color in 1/2
The answer is where the colors overlap 1/6

Mrs. D.

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