Study Guide

# Fractions & Decimals - Dividing Fractions

## Dividing Fractions

SAVE IT, CHANGE IT, FLIP IT.

That is all you need to remember when dividing fractions. Easy as 1, 2, 3.  Seriously, it's almost as easy as multiplying; you just need to add one more step, multiply by the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction. Let's look at this example:

 SAVE IT. Keep the first fraction the same CHANGE IT and FLIP IT.Change the division sign to a multiplication sign.Take the reciprocal of the second fraction. Now, multiply and reduce as usual And here's our answer.

Look Out: always flip the second fraction, not the first!