# How do you simplify #(5/6)/(1 1/4)#?

##### 3 Answers

#### Explanation:

Let us first convert mixed fraction

Now dividing by a fraction

Hence

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#### Explanation:

To divide and multiply, you need to work with common fractions, so change any mixed number into an improper fraction.

There is a useful technique for dividing fractions given in this form:

Use the complex fraction theorem

#### Explanation:

Using the multiplicative inverse and the multiplication property of equality multiply both the top fraction and the bottom fraction by the reciprocal of the bottom fraction