# How do you simplify #1/2*2/3*3/4#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 28, 2014

To multiply fractions , you multiply denominators and numerators separately.

which on simplifying gives answer;

Another option is to complete of the cancellation of common factors before you begin the multiplication process.

These fractions have common factors of 2 and 3

After cancelling those 2's and 3's you are left with the following.

Now you no longer need to simplify the fraction. You have completed that simplification up front.