Math Tip of the Day: Dividing Fractions Easily

When students are taught how to multiply fractions, they are usually taught the traditional method.  Take the second fraction and use its reciprocal (flip the fraction), and then multiply.  There is a way of dividing fractions easily using cross multiplication.  The math tip of the day will show you how. For example, dividing 3/5 by 1/4.  Continue reading