Mathematics
Grade6
Easy

Question

Multiply the following fractions.
4 over 1 cross times 1 fifth

  1. 4 over 5
  2. 2 over 5
  3. 5 over 5
  4. 6 over 5

Hint:

In fraction multiplication, first we multiply the numerators of the given numbers. This product becomes the numerator of the product. Then we multiply the denominators of the given numbers, which becomes the denominator of the product. Thus, we get a product.

The correct answer is: 4 over 5


Step by step solution:
The way to multiply a fraction is by simply multiplying straight across. The product is also supposed to be a fraction so the numerator of the product will be the product of the numerators of the given numbers and the denominator of the product will be the product of the denominators of the given numbers.
In the given question,
4 over 1 cross times 1 fifth equals fraction numerator 4 cross times 1 over denominator 1 cross times 5 end fraction equals 4 over 5 (answer)
Thus, the correct option is option(a)

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