# How do you divide a fraction by a fraction?

Question asked by: knowitall

To divide a fraction by a fraction, you simply change the symbol to a multiplication symbol and flip the second fraction.

Therefore to divide a half by a half, which looks like this:

1/2 divided by 1/2

flip it so you get

1/2 x 2/1 which is clearly 2 / 2 which is 1.

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