# Multiplication and Division of Fractions Exercises – Set 1

Week 4

1. 3/4 x 1/2

2. 2/7 x 7/10

3. 4 1/5 x 2/3

4. 8 x 3/4

5. 1 2/3 x 2 3/4 x 11/12

6. 2/5 ÷ 4/5

7. 3/4 ÷ 8

8. 9 ÷ 3/4

9. 5 1/6 ÷ 3/31

10. 2 5/6 ÷ 4 3/5

Answers:

1. 3/8 3/4 x 1/2 = 3/8

2. 1/5

Solution

2/7 x 7/10 = 14/70 = 1/5

3. 2 4/5

Solution

4 1/5 x 2/3

= 21/5 x 2/3 = 42/15

= 2 12/15 = 2 4/5

4. 6

Solution

8 x 3/4 = 8/1 x 3/4

= 24/4 = 6

5. 4 29/144

Solution

1 2/3 x 2 3/4 x 11/12

= 5/3 x 11/4 x 11/12

= 605/144

= 4 29/144

6. 1/2

Solution

2/5 x 5/4 = 10/20 = 1/2

7. 3/32

Solution

3/4 ÷ 8

= 3/4 x 1/8

= 3/32

8. 12

Solution

9 ÷ 3/4 = 9/1 x 4/3 = 36/3 = 12

9. 5 1/6 ÷ 31/3

= 31/6 x 3/31

= 961/18 = 53 7/18

10. 8/35

2 5/6 ÷ 4 3/5 = 17/6 ÷ 23/5

= 17/6 x 5/23 = 85/138

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