
Method: To divide by a fraction, multiply by its reciprocal. Example: 2 ÷ 2/3 = 2 x 3/2 = 3 Definition: For any two rational numbers a/b and c/d, to divide a/b by c/d we multiply a/b with the multiplication inverse of c/d. Therefore, a/b ¸ c/d = a/b ´ d/c.
Example: Directions: Solve the following division problems and write the answers without simplifying. Also write at least 10 examples of your own. 