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Here are the steps for dividing mixed numbers.

  1. Change each mixed number to an improper fraction.
  2. Multiply by the reciprocal of the divisor, simplifying if possible.
  3. Put answer in lowest terms.
  4. Check to be sure the answer makes sense.

Click on each step below to see an example.

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Dividing mixed numbers