# Educational software series Young Einstein Mathematics. Maths Practice Homework Sheet.

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Practice Maths Homework Generated 27/08/2014 9:43:59 AM

From Maths Practice Maths Homework Module Fraction Multiplication

Simpler Fractions

Instructions: Multiply the two fractions like the example on the right.

Example

`8 x  5  = 40 =    4  =    1`
`3   12    36   1 36    1 9`

Hint:

Fill in the fractions working from left to right.
Start by finding the smallest common denominator.
In part 1, multiply the two numerators together.
Then multiply the two denominators together.
The final Answer part is made up of a whole number and a proper fraction in its simplest form.

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 ` ` `Q 1 2 x 3 = = = .` ` 5 4` ` ` ` ` `Q 2 5 x 4 = = = .` ` 7 4` ` ` ` ` `Q 3 1 x 4 = = = .` ` 2 7` ` ` ` ` `Q 4 5 x 1 = = = .` ` 7 2` ` ` ` ` `Q 5 2 x 3 = = = .` ` 6 5` ` ` ` ` `Q 6 4 x 1 = = = .` ` 5 8` ` ` ` ` `Q 7 3 x 2 = = = .` ` 4 8` ` ` ` ` `Q 8 5 x 2 = = = .` ` 8 3` ` ` ` ` `Q 9 6 x 4 = = = .` ` 7 4` ` ` ` ` `Q10 4 x 1 = = = .` ` 5 3` ` ` ` `