How do you multiply #4/3 div 1/2#?

1 Answer
May 8, 2016

Answer:

#4/3 -: 1/2 = 8/3#

Explanation:

Dividing by an expression is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal.

In the case of fractions, the reciprocal of a fraction is the same fraction with numerator and denominator swapped.

So we find:

#4/3 -: 1/2 = 4/3 * 2/1 = (4*2)/(3*1) = 8/3#