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The answer is always bigger than one only if the fraction you are dividing by is smaller than the fraction you are dividing into. Any number divided by a smaller number is bigger than 1.

To divide fractions you invert he demominator and multiply:

1/2 divided by 1/4 = 1/2 times 4 = 2

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Q: When you are dividing two fractions how come your answer is bigger than 1?
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