# Is multiplication of rational expressions commutative?

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Jan 21, 2015

It is.

In fact, the multiplication of two fraction is given by the multiplication of numerators and denominators, separately. So, since the multiplication of real numbers is commutative, the multiplication of fraction (which you can see as a multiplication of real number in two separate levels) is also commutative.

For example, if you have two rational expression of variable