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When you multiply two fractions, which one do you flip?

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  1. etemplin
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    neither when you divide, you flip the second one

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  2. JakeV8
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    You don't flip either fraction...\[\frac{ 2 }{ 3 } \times \frac{ 5 }{ 10 } = \frac{ 10 }{ 30 }\]

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    \[\frac{ 4 }{ 12 } \div \frac{ 2 }{ 3 } = \frac{ 4 }{ 12 } \times \frac{ 3 }{ 2 }\]

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  4. Rebecca*
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    what about the reciprocal?

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  5. JakeV8
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    what do you mean? What about it?

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    dont i flip the second one?

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  7. etemplin
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    you only use the reciprocal when dividing like @JakeV8 showed you

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    oh okay, thanks guys!! THANK YOU!

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  9. JakeV8
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    Got it now? :) Glad to help...

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  10. Rebecca*
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    yes! thank you! so much!|dw:1351623857309:dw|

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