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Dividing fractions

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To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Dec 08, 2003 at 10:13:16
Subject: Dividing fractions

If I divide the fraction 6/10 by 2/5 and simply divide across the top and divide across the bottom like I do when I multiply, it gives me the same answer as multiplying by the reciprocal (after simplifying). Why?

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