Problem

3/4  1/2 = _____

 
Procedure
  1. Invert the divisor and change the operation to multiplication..

3/4  1/2 = 3/4   x 2/1

  1. Multiply the numerators and denominators.

3/4 x 2/16/4

  1. Reduce or simplify the result as necessary.

6/4 = 11/2

Solution

3/4  1/2 =  11/2

 

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