# Thread: dividing fractions

1. ## dividing fractions

hi, my question is the attachment, i need to know what i would do to work this out:

2. Originally Posted by andyboy179
hi, my question is the attachment, i need to know what i would do to work this out:

to divide fractions, take the second one (after the division sign), flip it and multiply

$\frac 78 \div \frac 23 = \frac 78 \times \frac 32 = \cdots$ do you remember how to multiply fractions?

3. Originally Posted by Jhevon
to divide fractions, take the second one (after the division sign), flip it and multiply

$\frac 78 \div \frac 23 = \frac 78 \times \frac 32 = \cdots$ do you remember how to multiply fractions?

i think so, do i make the denominator the same like with adding fractions?

4. Originally Posted by andyboy179
i think so, do i make the denominator the same like with adding fractions?
No

$\frac{a}{b}\cdot\frac{c}{d}=\frac{a\cdot c}{b\cdot d}$

5. i know what to do now thanks