Multiplication Rational Fractional Expressions

                    Lesson 1


                                                            Problem:                   Multiply the fractions


                                                                                                           2x/7 x 3/7


Solution                    Look at the fraction carefully

Step 1:   


                                                                                Solution                    Multiply numerator and denominator of fractions with each other and simplify

Step 2:                               

                                                                                                            2x x 3 = 6x  

                                                7    7   49


                                                            Solution                    The answer is:  6x

Step 3:                                                    49



Try two practice problems:  


                                                                                                Multiply the fractional expressions:


A.   x/6 x 7/6


B.   (2/x) x (x2/10)



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