Dividing fractions calculator
Use this dividing fractions calculator to easily divide fractions. Dividing fractions can be very difficult, but this fraction calculator makes it a piece of cake. Fill in two fractions below (the numerator above the line and the denominator below the line) and click the "Calculate" button to divide the fractions.
Divide fractions calculator (with steps)
Work and steps of the calculation
You haven't divided any fractions yet. Enter two fractions above (the numerator above the fraction bar and the denominator below the fraction bar) and click the "calculate" button. The fraction calculator will divide the fractions, simplify the result and show a step-by-step explanation of the division.
Example dividing fractions
We show an example of dividing two fractions:
How to divide fractions?
General steps and rules for dividing fractions:
Reverse numerator and denominator of the fraction you are dividing by.
Dividing fractions is multiplying the first fraction by the reciprocal of the second fraction. Therefore we reverse the numerator and denominator of the second fraction.
Multiply the fractions.
Multiply the numerators of the two fractions together as well as the denominators.
Simplify the result fraction, if necessary
Simplify the result as an irreducable fraction by dividing both numerator and denominator by their greatest common factor (GCF).
In mathematical terms:
When using the dividing fractions calculator, it will show you the entire work and steps of the calculation.
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Long division calculator
A long division is a method for dividing multidigit numbers by hand. It breaks down the division of two numbers into a series of easier steps. From the makers of the fraction calculator: