## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.5 Multiplying Fractions - 2.5 Exercises: 43

#### Answer

Simple steps to follow: 1. Simplify the fractions if possible. 2. Multiply the numerators. 3. Multiply the denominators. 4. Check, if fraction can be simplified. Example: $\frac{2}{5} \cdot \frac{6}{2} = \frac{2}{5} \cdot \frac{3}{1} = \frac{2 \cdot 3}{5} = \frac{6}{5}$.

#### Work Step by Step

It is always good to remember that simplification of the fraction is done by eliminating common factors as done in the given example.

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