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How to Divide Fractions

We have already discussed addition and multiplication of fractions and what we have left are subtraction and division. In this post, we learn how to divide fractions.

To divide fractions, we must get the reciprocal of the divisor. This is just the same as swapping the numerator and the denominator. For example, the reciprocal of \frac{2}{3} is \frac{3}{2}. After getting the reciprocal, just multiply the fractions.

Example 1

\displaystyle \frac{3}{5} \div \frac{2}{3}  Continue Reading