BusinessDIVIDING FRACTIONS
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Steps to Dividing Fractions

                 
Do you have any whole numbers?
YES
Put the whole number over a 1 to make it an improper fraction
 
 
 

NO








Do you have any mixed numbers?
YES
Change mixed numbers to improper fractions by completing the Big C. Denominator times whole number plus Numerator divided by original denomator
 
 
 

NO








CHANGE TO A MULTIPLICATION PROBLEM COPY, MULTIPLY, RECIPROCAL
 
 
 
 









Do you want to simplify first?
YES
Look at the cross angles and see if you can divide out any common factors
YES
Divide out common factors
 
 

NO

NO







Draw the line straight across and multiply the top by the top and the bottom by the bottom
 
 
 
 









Simplify your answer if possible