**1. Rule for Dividing Fractions:** If a, b, c and d
are integers and

neither b, c nor d is zero, then

To divide two fractions, multiply the first fraction by
the reciprocal of

the second.

Example 1: Divide the given fractions.

**2. Simplifying Fractional Expressions That Contain
Multiplication, Division and Exponents:** Use the order of

operations agreement and the rules for adding, subtracting,

multiplying and dividing fractions to simplify.

Example 2: Simplify each of the following.

Practice Problems:

Simplify each of the following.

Answers to Practice Problems: