Practice Objectives
• Demonstrate the ability to find the quotient of two fractions
• Demonstrate the ability to find the quotient of signed fractions
• Demonstrate the ability to find the quotient of a fraction and a whole number
• Demonstrate the ability to find the quotient of a whole number and a fraction
• Demonstrate the ability to reduce a fraction to lowest terms

## Practice Dividing Fractions

Instructions:

Answer 7/10 questions correctly to pass.

Write a negative fraction as: -a/b or a/-b.

Problem:

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Dividing Fractions:

1. Simplify each fraction
2. Take the reciprocal of the rightmost fraction and multiply
3. Cross cancel any common factors among all numerators and denominators
• Numerator: Find the product of all numerators
• Denominator: Find the product of all denominators

Dividing Signed Fractions:

1. Determine the sign of the quotient
• An even number of negatives gives a positive quotient
• An odd number of negatives gives a negative quotient
2. Work with the absolute values
3. Simplify each fraction
4. Take the reciprocal of the rightmost fraction and multiply
5. Cross cancel any common factors among all numerators and denominators
• Numerator: Find the product of all numerators
• Denominator: Find the product of all denominators
7. Attach the correct sign to the answer

Dividing Fractions & Whole Numbers:

1. Simplify each fraction
2. Write any whole number as a fraction with a denominator of 1
3. Take the reciprocal of the rightmost fraction and multiply
4. Cross cancel any common factors among all numerators and denominators
• Numerator: Find the product of all numerators
• Denominator: Find the product of all denominators

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