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Divide a Fraction by a Fraction

In this worksheet, students practise dividing a fraction by a fraction.

'Divide a Fraction by a Fraction' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

This worksheet is about dividing a fraction by a fraction.

To divide a fraction by another fraction, first invert (turn upside down) the SECOND fraction, then multiply.  TURN THEN TIMES !



Examples


12 ÷ 15 = 12 x 34 = 124 x 342 = 4x2 = 8
17 34 17 15 171 155 1x5 5
4 ÷ 16 = 4 x 15 = 41 x 155 = 1x5 = 5
3 15 3 16 31 164 1x4 4

 

NB Answers in this worksheet should be given as reduced fractions, written with a / sign, e.g. 7/18

Leave fractions as top-heavy, but write integers as whole numbers (i.e. not 5/1)

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