About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering division with fractions will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn how to divide fractions. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding how to simplify and divide improper, proper and mixed number fractions
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about dividing fractions
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra math learning resources
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Dividing Fractions chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Dividing Fractions chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any division question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the methods for dividing fractions covered in a standard math course. Topics covered include:
- Proper, improper and mixed number fractions
- Methods for comparing and ordering fractions
- Steps for building and reducing fractions
- Techniques for dividing fractions and mixed numbers
- Methods for simplifying complex fractions
- Steps for working with partial fractions
1. What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types
Fractions may be your friend's worst nightmare, but they don't have to be yours. Watch this video lesson to learn about fractions and how you can understand them easily. Also learn to identify the different types of fractions.
2. Comparing and Ordering Fractions
Comparing and ordering fractions is way to examine fractions that contain different-sized sets. In order to compare these fractions, you must find a common denominator and make equivalent fractions.
3. How to Build and Reduce Fractions
Fractions are a fundamental part of everyday life. Fractions represent a comparison of a part to the whole. To reduce fractions, we will divide by the greatest common factor, or the GCF.
4. Using Fraction Notation: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division
How do we add, subtract, multiply or divide with fractions? In this lesson, we'll learn how to use fraction notation correctly no matter what operation we're completing.
5. How to Solve Complex Fractions
Did you know fractions can nest within fractions? In this lesson, we'll learn about complex fractions and look at two different methods for solving them.
6. Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Dividing fractions and mixed numbers? It sounds daunting, but it's not as tricky as it sounds. In this lesson, we'll learn how to divide fractions and mixed numbers.
7. Partial Fractions: How to Factorize Fractions with Quadratic Denominators
Adding fractions with different denominators is something you probably learned how to do in algebra. In this lesson, learn how to do the opposite: take a complicated fraction and turn it into two simpler ones.
8. Dividing Fractions with Exponents
A fraction can be viewed as a division problem with the numerator divided by the denominator. In this lesson, we'll look at how we divide a fraction when the numerator and denominator have exponents in them.
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Other chapters within the Division: Help & Review course
- Introduction to Division: Help & Review
- Dividing Decimals: Help & Review
- Dividing Radicals & Exponential Expressions: Help & Review
- Division with Complex Numbers: Help & Review
- Division of Factorials: Help & Review
- Dividing Functions: Help & Review
- Dividing Polynomials: Help & Review
- Division in Geometry: Help & Review