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In this section, we will use diagrams to divide fractions and mixed numbers (a.k.a. compound fractions) for the purpose of helping you getting a better understanding about the concepts of fraction division. We will also teach you how to divide fractions by using multiplications.

Related concepts: Comparing and ordering rational numbers, Solving problems with rational numbers in fraction form, Solving two-step linear equations: $ax + b = c$, ${x \over a} + b = c$,

- Introductiona)Simplify fractions: Method A - By using greatest common factorsb)Simplify fractions: Method B - By using common factorsc)How to divide fractions with fractions?

• Why do we "flip and multiply" when we divide fractions?d)How to do cross-cancelling?e)How to convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions? - 1.Find each of the following quotient by using diagrams.a)$\frac{5}{6} \div \frac{3}{4}$b)$2\frac{1}{3} \div \frac{1}{8}$c)$\frac{7}{5} \div \frac{1}{2}$
- 2.Find each quotient by using multiplication.a)$\frac{5}{8} \div \frac{1}{4}$b)$2 \div \frac{3}{5}$c)$3\frac{2}{7} \div 1\frac{9}{{10}}$
- 3.Three cups of water can fill up $\frac{2}{3}$ of a kettle. How many cups of water are required to fill up 5 kettles?

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