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How do you find the product of fractions?

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To find the product of fractions, reduce the fractions to the lowest common terms. Multiply the numerators and denominators, and simplify the fraction again to the lowest terms.

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  1. Simplify the fractions

    Reduce the fractions to the lowest common terms to where the same number can divide both the numerator and denominator of the fraction.

  2. Multiply the numerators and denominators

    Multiply the top number of one of the fractions by the top number of the other fraction. Multiply the bottom number of one of the fractions by the bottom number of the other fraction.

  3. Simplify the fraction again

    Re-write the fraction with the product of the numerators over the product of the denominators, and simplify the fraction to its lowest terms.

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