Multiplying Two Fractions: Example | Fractions | Pre-Algebra | Khan Academy

Let’s practice multiplying two fractions together. We’ll learn to simplify the answer, too.

Practice this lesson yourself on KhanAcademy.org right now:

Watch the next lesson:

Missed the previous lesson?

Pre-Algebra on Khan Academy: No way, this isn’t your run of the mill arithmetic. This is Pre-algebra. You’re about to play with the professionals. Think of pre-algebra as a runway. You’re the airplane and algebra is your sunny vacation destination. Without the runway you’re not going anywhere. Seriously, the foundation for all higher mathematics is laid with many of the concepts that we will introduce to you here: negative numbers, absolute value, factors, multiples, decimals, and fractions to name a few. So buckle up and move your seat into the upright position. We’re about to take off!

Subscribe to KhanAcademy’s Pre-Algebra channel::

35 thoughts

1. xXLETHAL_CHILDXx says:

thanks for the help

2. Marcy Henderson says:

thanks this is easy now for my homework cause it is due tomorrow

3. vampersana says:

does it apply for multiplying fraction with polynomial binomial and trinomial

4. Sparkleface 144 says:

Thnx it helped me a lot 🙂

5. Goes2Four / Hex Ignite says:

need help on multiplying 3 fractions go to 1:26

6. Goes2Four / Hex Ignite says:

hey kids before you come theres cruse words at the bottom or a flame war 2v1 fith grader vs a 16 yearold and?

7. Goes2Four / Hex Ignite says:

just don’t click see 9 replys on Hero Jazz

8. Charles Steele says:

helped me soooooo much with my math

9. DĒLĒRĪØŪS TØĀST says:

derp

10. DĒLĒRĪØŪS TØĀST says:

i have no comments on this…

11. Ayush Kumar says:

thanks man i learned a lot by watching this video

12. RRP 2 Bloxton News I GamePlay I says:

Like!

13. Courtney McCabe says:

This really helps bro. I’m literally failing at high school in maths.

14. Maher Alsuboh says:

thanks very much I know how to multiplying fraction

15. CAT RodRam says:

This was me befour I watched this vid AHHHHHHH HOW DO U MULTIPLY FRACTIONS!!😭😭😭😭😭 but after watching this I’m like omg this is so easy 😀😀😂😂😂

16. Ian MacNaughton says:

amazing

17. Adriana Medrano says:

From where did you get your 2 in 1:26????Please answer I really need help😥😭😭😢😢😢😢😭😭😭

18. Ninja Melon says:

I know right so true

19. Taylor Hine says:

Thank you

20. The Codingist says:

your example is on point

21. THE XENO KING says:

this helps me a lot👍

22. faizal ali says:

Good Job Man 🙂

23. Cat Morris says:

is there an example that you could make for multiplying larger fractions? This was helpful but you can’t really apply this to larger fractions.

24. bubu gaosheng says:

I watch your videos on khan academy all the time!!!

25. TheOtakuTheKawaii TheAsianTheAnime says:

Thank you so much, it helps me with homework ALL the time! So easy and simple, thanks! This is really helpful, thank you thank you!

26. Slothy y says:

Hate math

27. Morgan Thomas says:

this is sooo easy i get it now!

28. NIKKIE NIKKIE says:

actually your wrong because there is suppose to be a common denominator in order to divide and this is proven by a 10 year old

29. NIKKIE NIKKIE says:

my fault multiply

30. Zombie beamer Chiller says:

This helped me

31. SpyseeChicken says:

im in 6th grade and i learned this in 4th grade, but i forgot it so i frantically tryed to find a video so i can solve linear equations.

32. Beautiful Moon says:

1:34 yay the butterfly method

33. bulldogg7718 says:

you suck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

34. Dude Suh says:

I am learning how to multiply fractions but sometimes it gets hard for me but this is helping me on 5th grade

35. Dude Suh says:

Math is awsome thx for the help it helped me a lot 😎😃😃😃😃😎