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# Comparing fractions of different wholes

Sal compares fractions of different wholes.

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• can you divide fractions?
• Hi hagerkarson! Yes, you can divide fractions. It's a little different than multiplying fractions, but it's not that hard. Before you multiply, you have to learn the saying "keep, change, and flip". Now we set up our equation. You set it up just like with multiplication but with a division symbol instead of a multiplication symbol. There are a few changes, though. First, there's the keep. Keep means you keep the first fraction. Let's say it was 3/4. We would keep it as 3/4. Next is change. Change means we are going to change the division symbol to a multiplication symbol. Like this. ÷ is now ×. Lastly flip. Flip is where you take the fraction and switch the numerator and denominator. If you had 2/5, it would become 5/2. Now just solve the equation. If you had 3/4 ÷ 1/2 it would "keep, change, and flip" to 3/4 × 2/1. If you solve that with cross canceling, it would be 3/2 or 1 1/2. Hope this helps. Have a great day! 🤩
• Question: if we have a question like num 2 how do we do it do we just put “=“ pls tell!
• How do you add fractions to decimals?