# SSAT Middle Level Math : How to divide fractions

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Fractions is larger than 0.  Which of the following could be equal to ?

I. II. III. I and II

II only

III only

I, II and III

I only

I, II and III

Explanation:

All of the answers can be divided by 3 to yield an answer larger than zero.  In fact, any positive number would be a viable answer.

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

Express the quotient as a fraction in lowest terms:       Explanation:

Rewrite the mixed fractions as improper fractions, change to a multiplication by inverting the second, cross-cancel, and multiply across: ### Example Question #61 : Fractions

Express the quotient as a fraction in lowest terms:       Explanation:

Rewrite the mixed fractions as improper fractions, change to a multiplication by inverting the second, cross-cancel, and multiply across: ### Example Question #1 : How To Divide Fractions

Evaluate:       Explanation:

Multiply by the reciprocal, cross-cancel, then multiply numerators and denominators: ### Example Question #2 : How To Divide Fractions

Evaluate:       Explanation:

Multiply by the reciprocal, cross-cancel, then multiply numerators and denominators: ### Example Question #1 : Fractions

Evaluate:       Explanation:

Multiply by the reciprocal, cross-cancel, then multiply numerators and denominators: ### Example Question #1 : Fractions

Evaluate:       Explanation:

Multiply by the reciprocal, cross-cancel, then multiply numerators and denominators: ### Example Question #3 : How To Divide Fractions

Evaluate:       Explanation: ### Example Question #9 : Fractions

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

Evaluate:       Explanation:

By order of operations, divide first. Since the divisor is a whole number, divide as is:  Add vertically, aligning the decimal points (appending a zero to 0.3):   ← Previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 17 18

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