The chef should use 5/9 cups of flour. To get this, multiply 5/6 by 6/9.

Multiplying Fractions via kwout

There are 3 simple steps to multiply fractions

## 1. Multiply the top numbers (the numerators).

## 2. Multiply the bottom numbers (the denominators).

## 3. Simplify the fraction if needed.

When you multiply a number by a fraction less than 1, the product is less than the number you started with.

When you multiply a number by a fraction greater than 1, the product is greater than the number you started with.

When you multiply a number by a fraction equal than 1, the product is equal to the number you started with.

See various types worksheets for multiplying fractions at Dadsworksheets.com.