# Question #6ccf9

##### 1 Answer

Mar 11, 2016

Dividing fractions is done by multiplying the reciprocal of the divisor.

#### Explanation:

First let's make sure we know which is the divisor:

When using fractions, we simply convert the division into a multiplication by taking the reciprocal of the divisor, for example:

If both are fractions, we do the same thing:

which makes sense, since anything divided by itself is one!

PROOF:

to prove this, lets set

now mulitply both sides by

multiply both sides by

therefore