Dividing Fractions: Extra Example

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Taught by MrHansen
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, Mr. Hansen provides an extra example of dividing fractions using three different methods. The first method involves drawing a picture, the second method uses common denominators, and the third method involves multiplying using the reciprocal. Each method is explained step by step, making it easy for viewers to understand and follow along.

Lesson Description:

An additional example of dividing fractions.

Courtesy of Mr. Hansen of www.mrhansen.net.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you divide fractions?
  • How do you do 2 divided by 1/3?
  • What does it mean to divide a number by a fraction?
  • How can you draw a picture of dividing by a fraction?
  • How can you compute 2 divided by 1/3 by finding common denominators?
  • How can you find 6/3 divided by 1/3?
  • How can you divide a number by a fraction by multiplying by the reciprocal?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    One of the most difficult concepts for students to grasp is tackled in this lesson. Dividing by fractions is often something that boggles the mind of students, but it is explained very well with pictures and words in this lesson. This is a must-see for the beginner or any students having trouble visualizing this concept. The three methods of drawing pictures, finding common denominators, and multiplying by the reciprocal are all shown with examples.