# How To Multiply Fractions, With Common Denominators, Or Different Denominators

## Multiplication Fraction Problem

$\frac{6}{8} × \frac{1}{2} =$

Multiply Numerators And Denominator Of Both Fractions
$\frac{\mathrm{\left(6 × 1\right)}}{\mathrm{\left(8 × 2\right)}} = \frac{6}{\mathrm{16}}$

Reduce The Fraction Using The Greatest Common Divisor
$\frac{6}{\mathrm{16}} = \frac{\mathrm{6 ÷ 2}}{\mathrm{16 ÷ 2}} = \frac{3}{8}$