## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

2$\frac{2}{5}$
3 $\div$ 1$\frac{1}{4}$ First convert the mixed fraction 1$\frac{1}{4}$ into improper fraction 1$\frac{1}{4}$ Multiply whole number 1 to denominator and than add numerator to it. 5 Put 5 in the numerator than denominator is going to be the same $\frac{5}{4}$ Write 3 as $\frac{3}{1}$. Next, use the reciprocal of$\frac{5}{4}$ , which is $\frac{4}{5}$. Multiply $\frac{3}{1}$ * $\frac{4}{5}$ = $\frac{12}{5}$ = 2$\frac{2}{5}$