# What is the quotient of 3 1/8 divided 2 1/6?

Aug 11, 2018

Convert both numbers to fractions

$3 \frac{1}{8} = \frac{25}{8}$

$2 \frac{1}{6} = \frac{13}{6}$

Giving us $\frac{25}{8} / \frac{13}{6}$
A rule for dividing fractions is multiplying by the reciprocal so,

$\frac{25}{8} \cdot \frac{6}{13} = \frac{150}{104}$

$\frac{150}{104}$ can be simplified to $\frac{75}{54}$