SSAT Upper Level Math : How to find a complex fraction

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Find A Complex Fraction

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Add the fractions in the numerator, then divide the sum by the denominator:

 

Example Question #2 : How To Find A Complex Fraction

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Simplify the sum in the numerator, then divide by the denominator:

 

Example Question #3 : How To Find A Complex Fraction

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Rewrite this as a division problem, then solve:

Example Question #3 : How To Find A Complex Fraction

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Rewrite this as a division problem, then solve:

Example Question #5 : How To Find A Complex Fraction

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Example Question #4 : How To Find A Complex Fraction

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The correct answer is not given among the other responses.

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The correct answer is not given among the other responses.

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This is not among the given responses.

Example Question #5 : How To Find A Complex Fraction

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Example Question #83 : Fractions

Simplify, writing as a proper fraction.

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Remember that that fraction bar is just a division symbol. Rewrite as a division, rewrite those mixed fractions as improper fractions, then rewrite as as a multiplication by the reciprocal of the second fraction.

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