# ISEE Middle Level Math : How to divide fractions

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Fractions       Explanation:

In order to solve:

First, solve the exponent equation within the numerator portion of the fraction: Then, solve the equation within the parentheses: Then, solve the entire equation in the numerator portion and divide the numerator by the denominator. ### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Fractions      Explanation:

To solve:

First, turn the mixed fractions into improper fractions. Then, change the operation to multiplication and flip the second fraction. Solve accordingly and simplify the answer if possible. The answer is .

### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Fractions

What is divided by ?      Explanation: ### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Fractions

Evaluate:       Explanation:

Rewrite this horizontally as a division expression, rewrite as a product, cross-cancel, and multply across:  ### Example Question #5 : How To Divide Fractions      Explanation:

First, convert each fraction into an improper fraction Then, change the operation to mulitplication and flip the second fraction: Reduce and solve accordingly:

Answer: ### Example Question #4 : How To Divide Fractions      Explanation:

We never actually divide fractions.  When given a division problem, you multiply by the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction.

So, becomes .

This is the same as ### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Fractions

Divide:       Explanation:

Simply use the long division process. The quotient will be: ### Example Question #2 : How To Divide Fractions

Solve:      Explanation: ### Example Question #521 : Numbers And Operations

Simplify:       Explanation:

Rewrite this as a division, dividing the numerator by the denominator: ### Example Question #522 : Numbers And Operations

Simplify:       Explanation:

Rewrite as a division, then solve: ← Previous 1 3 4 5

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