# Rule 25: Complex Fractions To multiply two complex fractions, convert the fractions to simple fractions and follow the steps you use to multiply two simple fractions. Example:
Calculate .
Solution 1:
Convert the numerator to a simple fraction. can be written .

Convert the denominator to a simple fraction. can be written . The problem can now be written . Multiply the numerators and multiply the denominators. . The problem is reduced by .

Solution 2:
Convert the 8 to a fraction, multiply the numerators, and multiply the denominators. .

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