Multiplying fractions using area models

It’s bake sale time! Mia is going to bake brownies, but her recipe makes way too many brownies, so she needs to estimate the ingredients for one third of the recipe. In this video, you will learn how to multiply fractions using various area models. These models only prove that we get the same answer at the end as if we simply multiply tops by tops and bottoms by bottoms. And don’t forget to always simplify your fractions!

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