# How do you simplify 1/8 div 3/4?

Jul 7, 2016

$\frac{1}{6}$

#### Explanation:

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal.

$\frac{a}{b} \div \frac{c}{d} = \frac{a}{b} \times \frac{d}{c}$

$\frac{1}{8} \times \frac{4}{3}$

$\frac{1 \times 4}{8 \times 3}$

$\frac{4}{24}$

$\frac{1}{6}$