Educator Resources for Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

When can dividing make numbers bigger? When you’re dividing fractions! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the basics of multiplying and dividing fractions. You’ll find out why you might need to perform these operations, as well as a recap on how to reduce fractions. You’ll also learn how to turn mixed numbers into fractions, and where to find a fraction’s numerators and denominators. Finally, you’ll discover what a multiplicative inverse is and why you’ll need it to divide fractions. Divide and conquer!