# How do you multiply 1/2 times 1/3?

Oct 21, 2016

$\frac{1}{6}$

#### Explanation:

When multiplying fractions, multiply the numerator (top) by the numerator, and the denominator (bottom) by the denominator

Multiply numerators

$1 \times 1 = 1$

Multiply denominators

$2 \times 3 = 6$

$\frac{1}{2} \times \frac{1}{3} = \frac{1}{6}$