# How do you simplify (2 3/4 - 3/8) div 2/5?

Jul 29, 2016

This is how we do it;

#### Explanation:

$\frac{2 \frac{3}{4} - \frac{3}{8}}{\frac{2}{5}}$
=(11/4-3/8)/(2/5
$= \left(\frac{22 - 3}{8}\right) \cdot \frac{5}{2}$
$= \frac{19}{8} \cdot \frac{5}{2}$
$= \frac{95}{16}$

$= 5.93$