Example Question #1 : Operations
When we multiply fractions, we multiply the numerator by the numerator and the denominator by the denominator.
can be reduced to by dividing both sides by .
Example Question #2 : Operations
When solving this problem, remember order of operations PEMDAS. The parentheses come first, followed by the multiplication, and then the division.
Example Question #3 : Operations
Heather collected of a bag of leaves. Matt collected times as many bags as Heather. How many bags did Matt collect?
When we multiply a fraction by a whole number, we first want to make the whole number into a fraction. We do that by putting the whole number over Then we multiply like normal.
Because can go into only time and is left over.
Matt collected bags of leaves.
Example Question #4 : Operations
When solving this problem, remember order of operations PEMDAS. The parentheses come first followed by the multiplication, and then the addition.