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Dividing fractions

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Description:  Sometimes it seems like you can divide across instead of inverting and multiplying. Why?
Level:  Late Elem. (3-5), Middle School (6-8)
Math topic:  Arithmetic/Early Math, Division, Fractions/Decimals/Percents
Ed. topic:  Specific Math Concepts/Techniques

Original Question/Response
08 Dec 03   Dividing fractions
09 Dec 03   Re: Dividing fractions by Pat Ballew

Public Discussion
17 Feb 04   you can ALWAYS divide across! by DOG
17 Feb 04        Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by Loyd
18 Feb 04            Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by DOG
18 Feb 04                Re: Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by Loyd
22 Feb 04                Re: Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by Linda
22 Feb 04                    Re: Re: Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by Loyd
23 Feb 04                        Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by DOG
30 Apr 04                            Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by Patrice
11 Aug 06                                Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by Paige
12 Aug 06                                    Why we invert! by Loyd
03 Oct 06                                    Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by dog
04 May 04                            Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by Loyd
29 Sep 04                                Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by I wonder
07 Jun 12                                Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: you can ALWAYS divide across! by Loyd
11 Mar 05   Math Lesson by Valerie Lucien
13 Oct 07   Why Invert and Multiply by David Chandler
13 Oct 07        Woops by David Chandler

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