Algebra – Multiplying and Dividing Rational Numbers 1 of 2
2.) Watch video using worksheet
3.) Take the quiz (this quiz covers both parts 1 and 2)
Let's learn about multiplying and dividing rational numbers. But first, a T/F question for you:
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Rational numbers are just a fancy way of saying fractions, or decimals. To multiply and divide them, it first helps to think of them conceptually. So in this video, when we're talking about dividing, we make it about dollar amounts, or even pizza for that matter. We learn about turning mixed fractions to improper fractions, plus we take a dive into how to calculate a number's reciprocal.