How do you divide #7 4/5 div 1 1/4#?

1 Answer
Oct 26, 2016

Answer:

#=6 6/25#

Explanation:

so first we convert to improper fractions,

#7 4/5 div 1 1/4#

#=39/5 div 5/4#

dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by the inverse of the fraction so,

#=39/5 * 4/5#

so simplifying,

#=(39*4)/25#

#=156/25#

turning back into a mixed fraction,

#=6 6/25#