## Video and Examples

This video demonstrates how to divide fractions. Sample:

It is a four-step process to divide mixed numbers:

- Convert mixed numbers to impropers
- Flip second fraction and change division to multiplication
- Multiply across
- Simplify: reduce and rename

Convert mixed numbers to impropers | |

Flip second fraction and change division to multiplication | |

Multiply across | |

Simplify: reduce and rename |

Example

The problem | |

Convert mixed numbers into fractions | |

Flip second fraction and change division to multiplication | |

Multiply across | |

Simplify: reduce and rename |

Example

The problem | |

Convert mixed numbers into fractions | [show answer] |

Flip second fraction and change division to multiplication | [show answer] |

Multiply across | [show answer] |

Simplify: reduce and rename | [show answer] |

What if one of the numbers is a whole number instead of a mixed number?

For more practice with fractions, please try this Fraction Calculator.

# Self-Check

Q1: [show answer]

Q2: [show answer]

Q3: [show answer]

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