# How do you multiply #2/4xx2/4#?

##### 2 Answers

Oct 25, 2017

#### Explanation:

The simplest solution is to simply perform the multiplication (numerators x numerators, denominators x denominators).

This can be further reduced by division by 4 to get the simplest fractional answer:

Oct 25, 2017

#### Explanation:

When multiplying fractions, multiply the numerators and denominators across.

Reduce

Simplify.

Alternatively, you could reduce the original fractions before multiplying them.

Simplify.