# What’s nine tenths divided by two fifths?

##### 3 Answers

2 1/4 or 9/4

#### Explanation:

Set up the problem as a complex fraction( one fraction divided by a second fraction)

To simplify the complex fraction multiply both the top and the bottom fractions by the inverse of the bottom fraction. ( multiplication property of equality )

The bottom fraction disappears

#### Explanation:

There is a simple rule that says:

So, we can apply it:

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

We can write this expression as:

We can now use this rule for dividing fractions to evaluate the expression:

If necessary, we can convert this into mixed number: