How do find 1/4 divided by 7/8?

Oct 31, 2015

$\frac{2}{7}$

Explanation:

When dividing fractions, just get the reciprocal of the divisor and multiply it with the dividend

$\frac{1}{4} / \frac{7}{8}$

$\implies \frac{1}{4} \cdot \frac{8}{7}$

$\implies \frac{1}{1 \cdot 4} \cdot \frac{2 \cdot 4}{7}$

$\implies \frac{1}{1} \cdot \frac{2}{7}$

$\implies \frac{2}{7}$