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Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers










































Divide the following two mixed numbers.

1 3/5 divided by ( 2 2/9)

To divide two mixed numbers, begin by converting both mixed numbers to improper fractions.

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Dec 07, 2011
Dividing Mixed Numbers
by: Staff


Question:

how do i solve 1 3/5 divided by ( 2 2/9)?


Answer:

To divide two mixed numbers, convert both mixed numbers to improper fractions first:

1 3/5 = 5/5 + 3/5 = 8/5

2 2/9 = 18/9 + 2/9 = 20/9


Divide the two fractions:

(1 3/5) ÷ ( 2 2/9)

= (8/5) ÷ (20/9)

= (8/5) ✕ (9/20)

= (8 ✕ 9)/ (5 ✕ 20)

= (72)/ (100)


Reduce the answer to its lowest terms


= (18 ✕ 4)/ (25 ✕ 4)

= (18 / 25) ✕ (4 / 4)

= (18 / 25) ✕ (1)

= 18 / 25


The final answer is: 18 / 25



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