# How do you divide #1/2 div 1/8#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 20, 2016

#### Explanation:

To divide by a fraction:

Change the

This means " multiply by the reciprocal"

We see this in every day life where:

"dividing something by 2," is the same as finding "half of it"

In this case we have:

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[This actually means there are 4 portions of