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Hello Shakur. To solve 4/7 * 14/12 there are actually two ways you can simplify this expression.

First way is that you reduce before multiplying. Since 7 is in the denominator and 12 is in the nominator they can reduce down and expression will be 4/1 * 2/12 than you can do the same thing with 4 and 12 and expression will look like 1/1 * 2/ 3 than you can simply cross multiply which gives you your answer 2/3.

Another way of solving this expression is to multiply first and then reduce it. 4/7 * 14/12 you can simply cross multiply; therefore, you will end up with 56/ 84 than you can take each step to reduce it; however, 28 goes into both of those 28 * 2 / 28 * 3 and when you can cross 28 and will get your answer 2/3.

In my opinion first method is easier and less likely to make mistakes. I hope it helps you.

Thank you.

Simranjot Singh