what is 11 3/4 divided by 2

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

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We have to find the value of 11 3/4 divided by 2.

First convert 11 3/4 to an improper fraction

11 3/4 = (11*4 + 3)/4 = 47/4

Divide 47/4 by 2

=> 47/8

This can be converted to a mixed number form as 5 7/8

The value of 11 3/4 divided by 2 is 47/8 or 5 7/8

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richon | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Honors

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11 3/4 = 47/4

47/4 divided by 2 = 47/4 x 1/2

                          = 47/8

Therefore, the answer is 47/8

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dmargroff | Middle School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

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47/8 or divide the denominator into the numerator and get 5.875

Converting mixed numbers into fractions only proves one more time fractions are our firends :)

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