Dividing Fractions. A. Review  Examples of fractions.

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Dividing Fractions

A. Review  Examples of fractions

A. Review

B. Dividing by whole numbers

 How do you divide a fraction by a number?  When dividing a fraction by a whole number, multiply the denominator (the bottom number) with the whole number

B. Dividing by whole numbers  Do the following divisions without calculators. Don’t forget to simplify  When you’re done, check your answers with the online calculator  http://www.calculatorsoup.com/calculators/math/fractions.php http://www.calculatorsoup.com/calculators/math/fractions.php

C. Dividing by simple fractions

C. Dividing by Simple Fractions How do you divide a fraction by a fraction?  When dividing a fraction by a fraction, multiply the denominator (bottom number) of the first fraction with the numerator (top number) of the second fraction, AND multiply the numerator (top number) of the first fraction with the denominator (bottom number) of the second fraction.

C. Dividing by simple fractions  Do the following divisions without calculators. Don’t forget to simplify  When you’re done, check your answers with the online calculator  http://www.calculatorsoup.com/calculators/math/fractions.php http://www.calculatorsoup.com/calculators/math/fractions.php

D. Mixed Practice  Work with a partner for the practice problems  Check with calculator if you really need to  REMEMBER: a whole number is same as that number over 1