Learn Dividing Fractions

As in multiplication of fractions, division also has 3 simple steps. Let us do that here.

 

Dividing Fraction

 
  Step 1:

Before dividing, find the reciprocal of the second fraction (i.e. flip the numbers of numerator and denominator). By doing it, 4/5 becomes 5/4.

 

Dividing Fraction

  Step 2:

Now, multiply the first fraction with the reciprocal of the second.

 

Dividing fraction

 
  Step 3:

Reduce the result of this division, if possible.

 

Dividing Fraction

 

Dividing division of fractions is made easier here.

 

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