Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapters 1-2 - Cumulative Review Exercises - Page 196: 46



Work Step by Step

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$\frac{2}{5}$
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