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 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 'invert-and-multiply' rule for division of fractions works? Dividing by a Fraction Why is it when dividing fractions you have to multiply by a reciprocal?