# What is 3/4 of 12?

The multiplication of fractions starts with the multiplication of the given numerators, followed by the multiplication of the denominators. ' Of' is commonly used in word problems and simply means multiplication.

## Answer: 3/4 of 12 is 9

Let us find 3/4 of 12.

**Explanation:**

We can write 3/4 of 12 as 3/4 × 12/1

To multiply fractions through the following steps:

- Multiply the numerators.
- Multiply the denominators.
- Reduce the resultant fraction to its lowest terms.

Now,

3/4 × 12/1 = (3 × 12) / (4 × 1) = 36/4 = 9