Dividing fractions

Dividing fractions - complex fractions ). Example 7...

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Dividing fractions To  divide fractions,  invert (turn upside down) the second fraction (the one “divided by”) and multiply.  Then reduce if possible.  Example 6 Divide. 1. 2. Here, too, the rules for division of signed numbers apply. Dividing complex fractions Sometimes a division of fractions problem may appear in the following form (these are called 
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Unformatted text preview: complex fractions ). Example 7 Simplify. Consider the line separating the two fractions to mean divided by. Therefore, this problem can be rewritten as follows: Now, follow the same procedure as shown in Example ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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