Q&A #1493

Dividing fractions

T2T || FAQ || Teachers' Lounge || Browse || Search || T2T Associates || About T2T

View entire discussion

From: Cathy
To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Apr 27, 1999 at 18:04:57
Subject: Dividing fractions

According to the rules of division, when dividing fractions we invert the second number and multiply it with the first. Why is this done?

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

Math Forum Home || The Math Library || Quick Reference || Math Forum Search

Teacher2Teacher - T2T ®
© 1994- The Math Forum at NCTM. All rights reserved.