How do you solve #20 1/2 div 3/4#?
Convert the improper fraction to a improper fraction
So the problem becomes
Now you have to multiply by the reciprocal
Multiply numerators and then denominators
Convert to an improper fraction
For another explanation please see the following tutorial.
When dividing fraction, you are actually multiplying by the reciprocal.
But first, it would be easier to work with improper fractions than with a mixed number.
So, to change
Multiply the denominator by the whole number
Then add the numerator to the product of the denominator and whole number
Now, change the second fraction into its reciprocal
Which is just to switch the numerator and denominator
Change the division sign into multiplication
Multiply the numerators together and the denominators