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Dividing whole numbers and fractions
Let's explore how we can think about dividing a fraction by a whole number and a whole number by a fraction. Remember that a whole number is a fraction expressed differently. What do you do when you divide fractions? Multiply by the reciprocal! You got itI Now try.
You know how to divide whole numbers...you probably know how to divide fractions, but what about dividing whole numbers AND fractions? This word problem will give us a real life application
As you work this division word problem using whole numbers and fractions, don't forget to invert and multiply!
Dividing a whole number by a fraction? Turn the tables and multiply by the reciprocal of the fraction. Boom!
Dividing positive fractions with simplification