Division of fractions involves using the reciprocal (flipped form) of the second fraction. The reciprocal of a number is such that the product of a number and its reciprocal is 1. To get the reciprocal, simply interchange (flip) the numerator and the denominator. becomes , becomes , and so on.
After the second fraction has been flipped, the division problem turns into a multiplication problem, and the numerators and denominators are multiplied straight across.
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