How to Multiply Fractions

How To : Master adding and subtracting fractions

To add two fractions we need to add the numerator and denominator. For example: 1/4+ 3/8=5/8. 3 is known as the numerator and 8 is called the denominator. Before adding fractions, first of all we need to take the LCM of the denominator and then divide the denominator with the ...more

How To : Convert fractions to decimals easily

This video teaches you how to convert fraction to decimals in three easy steps. The process of decimal to fraction conversion involves the use of the fundamental rule of fractions; the fraction should be written in its lowest terms. Write down the decimal divided by 1. Multip ...more

How To : Convert to a higher equivalent fraction

A representative from Math Problem Generator explains in this video that converting a simple fraction from its current state to a higher equivalent can be very simple. He explains the process neatly and provides a great example. To convert a fraction, you must multiply the num ...more

How To : Use the Fundamental Rule of Proportions in Algebra

The author in this video explains the concept of fundamental rule of proportions. Fundamental rule of proportions means cross multiply. He explains that to arrive from an equation which has fractions into the one without equation multiply the top of left side with the bottom o ...more

How To : Add fractions with like and unlike denominators

This video shows a tutorial of adding fractions. The first example shows a fraction that has like denominators so all you had to do is add the denominators. In the second example it shows two fractions that do not have like denominators. Therefore, you need to find the greates ...more

How To : Solve a proportion word problem in algebra

In this math lesson we will learn how to solve a proportion word problem. Watch the video to learn how to set up a proportion, solve it, and interpret the answer. Definition A proportion is a statement that two ratios (or fractions) are equal. The cross products of the terms ...more

How To : Translate a word problem into algebra

This video shows the method to change a word problem into algebra and to identify rational numbers among a group of numbers. In the first part of the video we take a word problem namely - The product of 9 and seven, less than a number. 9 multiplied by something can be expresse ...more

How To : Calculate weighted atomic mass

This video is about Level 2 atomic concepts, specifically the Pennium Lab. This helps you understand how atomic masses are derived for the periodic table. This teacher demonstrates how to do the calculation. He first reviews the Isotopes as they are different masses of the sam ...more

How To : Add fractions with unlike denominators

You can't add fractions when the denominators are not the same - it's a rule in math you can't ignore! Write out the two fractions you want to add. In this video, the equation to solve looks like this: 2/3 + 4/5 = ??? Start by making a common denominator. This is easy - just ...more

How To : Understand nth roots and operations on radicals

This video teaches us the concept of nth roots. The video starts with the square root of constants. We find the number which when multiplies by itself for two times results in the constant inside the square root. Then we find the square root of variables. Here again the same c ...more

How To : Teach your children to multiply early

The gentleman, acting as the Instructor, starts the session immediately by suggesting that to teach early multiplication all parents should practice a method of "Count-by's" with their children when they are very young using ones to ten, twos to twenty, threes to thirty, fours ...more

How To : Divide fractions with a simple method

This video describes how to divide fraction values using simple method. Example we will take as in video "12" should be divided with "1/2" that is "12%(1/2)=?". This is the example we should solve. In first step we has to flip the "Denominator" to easily find the output. So no ...more

How To : Multiply mixed numbers for recipies

Despite what we all argued in school, math does come up in daily life. When those dreaded fractions are staring you in the face remember these steps and you will be multiplying in no time. Practice always helps. Do you need two and a half dozen cookies, but a recipe only make ...more

How To : Read a ruler

Everyone has used a ruler at some point in their life, whether for art sizing, blueprint plans, or sizing up your widescreen television on your living room wall. But there's a lot of little ticks on the ruler that you may not be aware of. Your ruler shouldn’t be used only to d ...more

How To : Divide proper fractions

This video shows you how to easily divide proper fractions. In the first step, you have to calculate how many times does the denominator fit into the numerator. You need to divide the numerator by the denominator. If the denominator does not fit into the numerator, you have to ...more

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