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Multiply the two fractions.
Multiply two fractions by multiplying their numerators and multiplying their denominators.
Check whether you can simplify "crosswise".
If you would like to have a vivid explanation with a detailed example, please read the page Multiplication "Fraction times Fraction" - The Hogwarts-Express
Step 1: Multiply Numerator and Denominator:
Multiply two fractions by multiplying their numerators and multiplying their denominators:
|1||×||1||=||1 × 1|
|4||2||4 × 2|
Step 2: Check whether you can simplify "crosswise":
1 and 2 can not be simplified.
1 and 4 can not be simplified.
Step 3: Multiply!
|1 × 1||=||1|
|4 × 2||8|
Step 4: Check whether the result can be simplified
The result can not be simplified.
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