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Q: When you divide by a fraction why does the quotient get larger?

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The quotient is larger than the original fraction.

The quotient is the result when you divide a numerator of a fraction by the denominator

The quotient is less than the fraction.

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The quotient of the two fractions.

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A fraction or a quotient.

it is smaller (1/2)/2=.25

Because it's a fraction

Divide the numerator by the denominator. The quotient is the decimal equivalent of the fraction.

Invert the fraction and multiply.

When you divide powers having the same base, subtract the numerator from the denomenator. Put the base in the part of the fraction where the original exponent was larger.

-- Ignore the signs. -- Divide the first fraction by the second fraction, then decide whether the answer is positive or negative. -- If both numbers in a division have the same sign, then the quotient is positive. So the quotient is positive, and you're done.

-- Divide the numerator by the denominator. -- Multiply the quotient by 100 .

When you divide a number by a fraction between zero and one, the quotient will be greater than that number.

The quotient will be less. 1/2 ÷ 2 = 1/4

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if you can divide whole numbers, turn the fraction into a whole number by finding its equivalent and replacing the fraction with that equivalent. Then divide the new number which should be whole and you have your answer.

Rules for dividing by a fraction are multiply by the reciprocal. The reciprocal of a unit fraction is a whole number. Multiplying by a whole number will make the answer (quotient) larger. ex unit fraction 1/a 7 divided by 1/a = 7 x a/1 = 7a .... a times larger than 7.

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the quotient

I'm so not sure can someone help me?

It is called division. A fraction is a shorthand display of the operation, and the end result of it is a quotient.

Divide the smaller into the larger. If the quotient is an integer, the smaller is a factor of the larger.

A quotient is the answer when you divide 2 numbers. For example if you divide 72 by 3, you get 24 as a quotient.