 How to Divide Fractions,
a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.
 How do we divide fractions? Why do we invert and multiply?
 Dividing Fractions  Dr. Math FAQ
 How do you divide fractions? Say, 2/3 divided by 3/4.
 From the archives:
 Dividing Fractions
 How do you divide fractions?
 Dividing a Fraction by a Fraction
 Can you help students visualize a problem such as: 1/3 / 1/2 = 2/3 ?
 Dividing by a Fraction
 Why is it that when you divide by a fraction, your answer is larger?
 Fraction Multiplication and Division
 How do you do calculations like 2 1/10 * 7 5/8 or 27/30 over 75/100?
 Fraction Division Diagrams
 Diagram: 1 divided by 1 1/2.
 Why do we invert and multiply?
 (9/2)/(3/4): A Picture
 We were trying to find a division fraction question and everything we
came up with turned into a multiplication fraction problem.
 Dividing Fractions: Why Invert?
 Why do we have to invert the fraction in dividing fractions?
 Explaining Division of Fractions
 Can you give a practical explanation of why the 'invertandmultiply'
rule for division of fractions works?
 Dividing by a Fraction
 Why is it when dividing fractions you have to multiply by a reciprocal?
