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How to divide fractions: 3 easy steps to solve hard problems

Teaching your students how to divide fractions can be just as simple as teaching multiplication… once you know all of the little tricks to get the right answer.

But — as with any math concept — when you teach division, you don’t want your students to just solve a problem. You want them to understand what’s happening in each question. 

But, that’s the thing. It’s tough to get them to understand dividing fractions if you don’t quite get it yourself.

We were a bit confused on the subject, too. That’s why we looked into the best tools and easiest ways to make sure your class understands the key concepts for dividing fractions. Pay close attention, and by the end of this article you’ll be a fully equipped, ultra confident fraction division master.

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