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Middle School – Dividing Mixed Numbers

By | May 2, 2017

Dividing Mixed Numbers In this tutorial students will learn how divide mixed numbers and then simplify the results by cross cancelling.  The students will also convert improper fractions back to mixed numbers.

Middle School – Dividing Fractions

By | May 1, 2017

Dividing Fractions In this tutorial students will learn how divide fractions and then simplify the results by cross cancelling.  The students will also convert improper fractions back to mixed numbers.

When dividing fractions multiply by the reciprocal

By | October 24, 2016

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 »