Hello welcome to lesson 3 on fractions. We are going to get you to master multiplying and dividing fractions. Just to be clear you don’t need to find the LCD when multiplying and dividing fractions- it’s actually really easy. Also another key concept you will learn is that dividing fractions is really just a multiplying fractions problem so if you can multiple fractions you can divide fractions.
Things to focus on in this lesson:
• The steps to multiply fractions
• How to change a division problem into a multiplication problem
• Reducing/simplifying all your solutions
Chapter 1 Lesson 3
Multiplying And Dividing Fractions
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Great you finished lesson 3! You should be able to:* understand the steps to multiply fractions * know how to change a division problem into a multiplication problem * understand how to change a mixed fraction problem into an improper fractions problem * reduce all final solutionsOk let’s get this chapter finished by moving onto lesson 4 Lesson 4: Adding and Subtracting Fractions |
Lesson 1: Introduction Fractions/Decimals Lesson 2: Fractions Finding The LCM/LCD Lesson 3: Multiplying And Dividing Fractions Lesson 4: Adding and Subtracting Fractions Section Practice Problems Below: |