How to Divide Fractions

How to Divide Fractions
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Part of video series Operations with Fractions
Taught by YourMathGal
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Learn how to divide fractions.
  • How do you divide fractions?
  • Why do you flip the second fraction and multiply when you are dividing fractions?
  • When can you change division of fractions to multiplying by the reciprocal of the second fraction?
  • How do you divide (7/8)/(14/3)?
  • How do you cancel and multiply 7/8 * 3/14?
  • How do you cancel and multiply 3/10 * 6/11?
  • How do you divide (3/10)/(6/11)?
  • How do you cancel and multiply 3/10 * 11/6?
  • How do you divide mixed numbers?
  • How do you divide (2 1/3)/(4/5)?
  • How do you multiply 7/3 * 5/4?
  • How do you divide (3 1/2)/(1 3/4)?
  • How do you divide (7/2)/(7/4)?
  • How do you cancel and multiply 7/2 * 4/7?
This lesson explains how to change dividing fractions into multiplication of fractions. All steps of all example problems are shown and explained. You will also see why this method works. Mixed numbers and improper fractions also make an appearance in this lesson. This is a great introduction to dividing fractions.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on February 07, 2010.
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Reviewed by Vissie on February 17, 2010.
 
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