division of fractions

Division of fractions is sometimes said to be multiplication of inverses. Elaborate with an explanation and example.


If you have a/b divided by c/d this is the same as a/b * d/c
If e.g., we have 2/3 divided by 7/9
then we have 2/3 * 9/7 = 6/7
When dividing fractions the rule is toinvert or reciprocate the second fraction and multiply them.


1\5\49


I don't understaand what the hell this is. you need to hace stuff for middle school kids like in sixth-eight. I'm looking for dividing fractions and what the hell is this? You need to make it less complicated!

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  1. 5/12 ÷ 1/6 =

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