Call Now: (800) 537-1660

May 26th

May 26th

# Dividing Mixed Numbers

Dividing mixed numbers is similar to dividing fractions, except that there is an additional step.

To Divide Mixed Numbers

• change the mixed numbers to their equivalent improper fractions,
• follow the steps for dividing fractions, and
• simplify the answer.

EXAMPLE 1

Find .

Solution

EXAMPLE 2

What is ?

Solution

EXAMPLE 3

There are yards of silk in a roll. If it takes yards to make one designer tie, how many ties can be made from the roll?

Solution

The question is: How many ’s fit into . It tells us that we must divide.

So 9 ties can be made from the roll of silk.

Free Tutoring
• Get 30 Minutes of FREE Live Tutoring from Tutor.com if you

Testimonials
"I ordered the Algebra Buster late one night when my daughter was having problems in her honors algebra class. After we ordered your software she was able to see step by step how to solve the problems. Algebra Buster definitely saved the day."
Tami Garleff

Home    Why Algebra Buster?    Guarantee    Testimonials    Ordering    FAQ    About Us
What's new?    Resources    Animated demo    Algebra lessons    Bibliography of     textbooks