To multiply two fractions, must they have like denominators?

No. To multiply two fractions, they don't need to have the same denominators. Multiplication of fraction is done by multiplying the numerators and then the denominator.
Example: 1/2 x 2/5 = 2/10 = 1/5

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To multiply two fractions, must they have like denominators.

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