How do you divide a fraction by a whole number
Question: How do you divide a fraction by a whole number?
Dividing fractions with whole numbers occurs very often in mathematics.
Answer: We can divide fractions by a whole number by multiplying the fraction with the reciprocal of the whole number.
Given below is an example of dividing a fraction by a whole number.
Let us divide 7/9 with 5
7/9 ÷ 5 = 7/9 × 1/5