Definitions/Rules

Dividing Fraction Steps

Dividing Whole #s and Fractions

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Fractions and Fractions

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The bottom number of a fraction

What is denominator

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If you are dividing a whole number by a fraction you must first do what to the whole number?

Put a 1 underneath it to make it a fraction.

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1/2 ÷ 4

1/8

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1/2 ÷ 1/3 - Simplest form

3/2 = 1 1/2

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1/4 ÷ 1/3

3/4

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The top number of a fraction

What is the numerator

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When dividing fractions, what do you do to the first fraction in the problem?

KEEP it the same.

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3 ÷ 1/3

9

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3/4 ÷ 2/5 - Simplest Form

15/8 = 1 7/8

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5/6 ÷ 1/3

5/2 or 2 1/2

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What is the Standard Algorithm for dividing fractions?

What is Keep, Flip, Change.

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When dividing fractions, what do you do to the division sign?

Change it to multiplication.

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1/3 ÷ 4

1/12

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4/7 ÷ 2/3 - Simplest Form

12/14 = 6/7

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1/6 ÷ 1/2

1/3

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This is what you do to a mixed number when dividing fractions.

What is change it to an improper fraction?

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When dividing fractions, what must you do to the second fraction in the problem?

Find its reciprocal or flip it

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2 ÷ 1/4

8

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5/9 ÷ 1/2 - Simplest Form

10/9 = 1 1/9

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1/4 ÷ 1/4

1

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What is the correct term for "Flip"?

What is Reciprocal?

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Fractions should always be in this form unless told otherwise: ______.

Simplest form

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1/4 ÷ 2

1/8

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5 3/4 divided by 6 - Simplest Form

What is 23/24

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5 1/2 ÷ 1/4

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