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In multiplication and division of fractions, both involve multiplication. This is their similarity.

In multiplication of fractions, multiply the numerator by the numerator of the other fraction and the denominator by the denominator of the other fraction.

Example: 1/2 * 2/3 = 2/6

In division of fractions, reciprocate the divisor then follow the step in multiplying fractions.

Example: 1/2 ÷ 2/3 = 1/2 * 3/2 = 3/4

Q: How is multiplying of fractions simialar to dividing of fractions?

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When you're dividing fractions ... or multiplying thrm ... they don't need to have the same denominator.

"of" means multiply, i think.

This is because dividing by a number is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal.

Yes. One method for dividing fractions is to multiply the numerator fraction by the reciprocal of the denominator fraction.

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No you do not.

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Details about multiplying and dividing rational number involves modeling multiplying fractions by dividing squares to equal segments and then overlap the squares.

When you're dividing fractions ... or multiplying thrm ... they don't need to have the same denominator.

"of" means multiply, i think.

This is because dividing by a number is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal.

It is similar because when you divide fractions you are technically multiplying the second number's reciprocal. (Turning the fraction the other way around)

Yes. One method for dividing fractions is to multiply the numerator fraction by the reciprocal of the denominator fraction.

Same as adding, multiplying, and dividing.

No, it only multiplies when you divide by fractions

All jobs.

This is related to the fact that dividing by a number is the same as multiplying with the number's reciprocal.