# SOLUTION: How do you Divide mixed fractions? So 5 1/4 divided by 4 3/8? Would the answer be 9 2/3?

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 Question 598494: How do you Divide mixed fractions? So 5 1/4 divided by 4 3/8? Would the answer be 9 2/3?Answer by nerdybill(7003)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! How do you Divide mixed fractions? So 5 1/4 divided by 4 3/8? . First, convert both to an improper fraction. . 5 1/4 = 5 + 1/4 = 20/4 + 1/4 = 21/4 and 4 3/8 = 4 + 3/8 = 32/8 + 3/8 = 35/8 . so 5 1/4 divided by 4 3/8 can be written as: (21/4)/(35/8) multiplying numerator and denominator by 8 we get: 42/35 or 1 + 7/35 or 1 + 1/5 or 1 1/5 (answer)