### Home > AC > Chapter 10 > Lesson 10.1.1 > Problem 10-11

In Lesson 10.1.2 you will focus on multiplying and dividing rational expressions. Recall what you learned about multiplying and dividing fractions in a previous course as you answer the questions below. To help you, the following examples have been provided.

Without a calculator, multiply

and reduce the result. Then use a calculator to check your answer. Describe your method for multiplying fractions. After multiplying all numbers in the numerator and the denominator, look for factors that simplify to one.

Without a calculator, divide

and reduce the result. Then use a calculator to check your answer. Describe your method for dividing fractions. Rewrite the expression as a product.

Multiply the numerators and the denominators to find their product.