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Dividing by fractions is just like multiplying fractions, except for one additional step.

To divide any number by a fraction:

First step: Find the reciprocal of the fraction.

Second step: Multiply the number by the reciprocal of the fraction.

Third step: Simplify the resulting fraction if possible.

Fourth step: Check your answer: Multiply the result you got by the divisor and be sure it equals the original dividend.

Note that you can only divide by non-zero fractions.

Example 1

Example 2

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