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Compute without a calculatorWithout using a calculator, find the following quotients.


  • For part (a), start by rewriting the mixed numbers as a fractions greater than one:

    Now, instead of dividing the fractions, multiply the first fraction by the reciprocal of the second fraction.

    Proceed by multiplying the numerators and the denominators and finish by simplifying the fraction.


  • For part (b), divide using long division.
    Don't forget to move the decimal point in the quotient once you have divided!


  • For part (c), refer to the process outlined in part (a).