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Division of Fractions Help

By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Sep 21, 2011

Division of Fractions

When dividing fractions, it is necessary to use the reciprocal of a fraction. To find the reciprocal of a fraction, interchange the numerator and the denominator. For example, the reciprocal of Division of Fractions is Division of Fractions The reciprocal of Division of Fractions is Division of Fractions The reciprocal of 15 is Division of Fractions Finding the reciprocal of a fraction is also called inverting .

To divide two fractions, invert the fraction after the division sign and multiply .

Examples

Example 1

Divide Division of Fractions

Solution 1

Division of Fractions

Example 2

Divide Division of Fractions

Solution 2

Division of Fractions

Division of Fractions Practice Problems

Practice

Divide:

1. Division of Fractions

2. Division of Fractions

3. Division of Fractions

4. Division of Fractions

5. Division of Fractions

Answers

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3. Division of Fractions

4. Division of Fractions

5. Division of Fractions

Practice problems for these concepts can be found at: More Advanced Fractions Practice Test.

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