Practice Objectives

- Demonstrate the ability to find the product of two fractions
- Demonstrate the ability to find the quotient of two fractions
- Demonstrate the ability to reduce a fraction to lowest terms

## Practice Multiplying & Dividing Signed Fractions

Instructions:

Answer 7/10 questions correctly to pass.

Perform each indicated operation, simplify your answer.

Write a negative fraction as: -a/b or a/-b.

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Multiplying & Dividing Signed Fractions:

- Determine the sign of the answer
- An even number of negatives gives a positive answer
- An odd number of negatives gives a negative answer

- Work with the absolute values
- Convert any division into multiplication
- Leave the leftmost fraction of the division problem unchanged
- Multiply by the reciprocal of the rightmost fraction

- Simplify each fraction
- Cross cancel any common factors among all numerators and denominators
- Set up the answer:
- Numerator: Find the product of all numerators
- Denominator: Find the product of all denominators

- Attach the correct sign to the answer

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