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Let's take 2/3 as an example Adding two rational number For eg 2/3+1/3=1 Multiplying two rational number 2/3*1/3=2/9 Dividing two rational number 2/3/(1/3)=6/3 =2
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When the rational number is something simple like 3, or 0.001, then just use mental arithmetic, or a calculator!

But what about when it is in p / q form.

To multiply two rational numbers multiply the tops and bottoms separately, like this:

To divide two rational numbers, first flip the second number over (make it a reciprocal) and then do a multiply like above:

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