Dividing Fractions

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Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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How to divide two fractions

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you divide two fractions?
  • How do you divide (3/4)/(2/5)?
  • How do you divide fractions by multiplying by the reciprocal?
  • Why is (3/4)/(2/5) the same as (3/4)*(5/2)?
  • What is the reciprocal of a fraction?
  • What is (3/4)*(5/2)?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows you how to divide two fractions by multiplying by the reciprocal. You will also learn why this method works. Each step involved in dividing the fractions is shown and explained.