# 1/4 divided by 1/2 equals to 1/4 divided by 1/2 as a fraction equals to 1/2 and the work with steps provide the detailed information of what's the easiest method and how to find what is 1/4 divided by 1/2 in simplest form.

1/4 divided by 1/2 equals to:
1/4 ÷ 1/2 = 1/2

where,
1/4 is the dividend,
1/2 is the devisor,
1/2 is the quotient.

Points to Remember: 1/4 divided by 1/2
1/4 ÷ 1/2 = 1/4 x 2/1. Hence, instead of performing the division, multiplying 1/4 with the reciprocal of 1/2 is the easiest method to find what is 1/4 divided by 1/2 in fraction form.
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## How-to find: 1/4 divided by 1/2 as a fraction

The below work with steps for 1/4 divided by 1/2 as a fraction help users to easily understand how to find what is 1/4 times 2/1.

Solved Example:
Find what is 1/4 divided by 1/2 equals to?

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
fraction A = 1/4
fraction B = 1/2

What to be found:
Find what is 1/4 divided by 1/2 in fraction.
1/4 ÷ 1/2 = ?

step 2 Find the reciprocal of fraction 1/2:
The reciprocal of fraction 1/2 is 2/1.

step 3 Multiplying 1/4 with reciprocal of 1/2 (1/4 times 2/1) produces the equivalent fraction for 1/4 divided by 1/2:
= 1/4 x 2/1
= (1 x 2)/(4 x 1)
= 1 x 2/4
= 1/2
1/4 ÷ 1/2 = 1/2

Hence,
1/4 divided by 1/2 as a fraction equals to 1/2 