Multiply rational expressions by simplifying or reducing the fractions, multiply the top rows of the equation and then multiply the bottom rows. The process is the same as multiplying fractions.Continue Reading
Simplify the fractions the same way you do when multiplying regular fractions. Use cancelling, common denominators and common factors between the top and bottom rows to get a simplified equation.
Write the answer on the top row.
Write the answer on the bottom row.
Check the final answer to ensure it can't be reduced any further.