Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

When working with fractions multiplying and dividing can be tricky. Get help multiplying and dividing fractions here.

Solving division problems with fractions

Now that we know how to write division problems, let's practice by solving a few. Dividing fractions is a lot like multiplying. It just requires one extra step. If you can multiply fractions, you can divide them too!

Click through the slideshow to learn how to divide a whole number by a fraction.

Try This!

Try solving these division problems. Don't worry about reducing the answer for now.

Dividing two fractions

We just learned how to divide a whole number by a fraction. You can use the same method to divide two fractions.

Click through the slideshow to learn how to divide with two fractions.

Try This!

Try solving these division problems. Don't worry about reducing the answer for now.

Multiplying and dividing mixed numbers

How would you solve a problem like this?

As you learned in the previous lesson, whenever you're solving a problem with a mixed number you'll need to convert it into an improper fraction first. Then you can multiply or divide as usual.