EXAMPLE 1 Dividing a Fraction by a Fraction a. 5 6 10 21 10 5 6 = 1 2 2 7 7 4 = 3 4 1, or b. – 2 7 9 14 – 2 7 9 14 = 2 1 9 = 7 (– 2) 9 – 4 = 1 4 – 2, or.

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EXAMPLE 1 Dividing a Fraction by a Fraction a. 5 6 10 21 10 5 6 = 1 2 2 7 7 4 = 3 4 1, or b. – 2 7 9 14 – 2 7 9 14 = 2 1 9 = 7 (– 2) 9 – 4 = 1 4 – 2, or 5 6 21 10 =

EXAMPLE 2 Dividing a Fraction by a Whole Number 2 13 = 3 6 3 1 = 6 2 1 6 1 3 =, so the reciprocal of 3 is 3 1 3 3 1 = 1. Multiply fractions. Divide out common factor. Multiply.

GUIDED PRACTICE for Examples 1 and 2 Find the quotient. Simplify if possible. 1. 5 8 7 10 ( )– 25 28 – =

GUIDED PRACTICE for Examples 1 and 2 Find the quotient. Simplify if possible. 2. 2 15 8 1 60 =

GUIDED PRACTICE for Examples 1 and 2 Find the quotient. Simplify if possible. 3. –7 12 3 4 – 2 7 1 or 9 7 =

GUIDED PRACTICE for Examples 1 and 2 Find the quotient. Simplify if possible. 4. 6 7 2 3 7 =

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