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fraction division

\frac{1}{4} \div \frac{1}{2}

Fraction division is when you divide one fraction by another fraction. This means you are splitting up part of something into smaller parts.

Simple Illustration

Imagine you have a pizza and you want to share it with your friend. If you have 1/4 of the pizza and you want to split it into 2 equal parts, you would be dividing the fraction 1/4 by 1/2.

The Flip Trick

So to divide fractions, you would multiply the first fraction by the reciprocal (flipped version) of the second fraction.


1/4 ÷ 1/2 = 1/4 \times 2/1 = 2/4 = 1/2


So in this case, when you divide 1/4 by 1/2, you would end up with 1/2 of the pizza, which means each person gets half of the pizza.