Division Of Rational (Fractional)Expression

                    Lesson 1

 

                                                            Problem:                   Divide the fractions

 

                                                                                                           3/5 6/5

 

Solution                    Look at the fraction carefully

Step 1:   

                                

                                                                                Solution                    Multiply dividend by reciprocal of divisor and simplify

Step 2:                                   

                                                                                                            3 x 5 = 3  

                     5   6   6       

                              

                                                            Solution                    The answer is:  1

Step 3:                                                     2

Complete                                  

                                                           

Try two practice problems:  

 

                                                                                                Divide the fractional expressions:

 

A.   3/6 5/6

 

B.   x2/36 6x/6

 

 

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