How do you divide #3\frac { 5} { 7} \div 2\frac { 7} { 9}#?
2 Answers
Explanation:
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Multiply straight across:
Explanation:
The first we thing we need to do to make it easier on us in dividing these mixednumber fractions, it to make them into improper fractions.
The way to make any mixed number into an improper fraction is to follow three easy steps:

Multiply the whole number by the denominator

Take that number and add it to the numerator

Set that number over the original denominator
Knowing this, we can start to find our improper fractions:
When dividing fractions, we need to remember that we have to change the second fraction into its reciprocal and then multiply.
So, we should now have:
Multiply across to solve: