Dividing Simple Fractions: Problem 3
Rule 14: To divide one fraction by a second fraction, convert
the problem to multiplication and multiply the two fractions.
- Change the sign to and invert the fraction to the right of the sign.
- Multiply the numerators.
- Multiply the denominators.
- Reduce the results. (See Rule 10)
- Factor the product of the numerators.
- Factor the product of the denominators.
- Look for the fractions that have a value of 1.
Problem 3: Calculate and reduce your answer.
Answer: There is no answer, the problem is undefined.
Solution: The fraction to the right of the division sign has a
value of zero because the numerator is zero. You cannot divide by zero.
Recall that the symbol for undefined or no solution.
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