# Tag Archives: reciprocal

## Middle School – Dividing Fractions

## When dividing fractions multiply by the reciprocal

Dividing Fractions In this tutorial students will learn why we multiply by the reciprocal when dividing fractions. The students will learn how to convert a complex fraction into a proper/improper fraction and just simplify. Students will use their current knowledge on equivalent fractions to make the connection. The basic idea can be summarized using these… Read More »