# How do you find the quotient of 4 divided by 3/8?

Apr 21, 2018

The answer is $\frac{32}{3}$, or 10.67.

#### Explanation:

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal. So instead of doing $4$ / $\frac{3}{8}$, let's do $4 \cdot \frac{8}{3}$.
This is just $4 \cdot 8$$/ 3$, which equals $\frac{32}{3}$, or 10.67.