## Rules of simplifying complex fractions

What are the rules for simplifying complex fractions?

### Simple rules for simplifying complex fractions

Any fraction represents a division. We use that to simplify complex fractions.

### Example of simplifying complex fractions

Problem: Simplify the complex fractions

Solution.

Step by step.

1. Rewrite the fraction as a division.

2. Divide two fractions.

To divide two fractions multiply the first fraction by the the reciprocal of the second fraction.

See Rules for dividing fractions.

We have

3. The answer is

The problem is solved.