## Dividing Fractions: 1 1/3 ÷ 3

Dividing fractions can seem a bit tricky, but with the right steps, it becomes straightforward. Let's break down how to solve **1 1/3 ÷ 3** in fraction form.

### Step 1: Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction

**1 1/3**can be converted to an improper fraction by multiplying the whole number (1) by the denominator (3) and adding the numerator (1), then placing the result over the original denominator:- (1 * 3 + 1) / 3 =
**4/3**

- (1 * 3 + 1) / 3 =

### Step 2: Rewrite the division as multiplication by the reciprocal

- Dividing by a number is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal. The reciprocal of
**3**is**1/3**. - Our problem now becomes:
**4/3 x 1/3**

### Step 3: Multiply the numerators and denominators

**(4 x 1) / (3 x 3)**=**4/9**

### Conclusion

Therefore, **1 1/3 divided by 3 is equal to 4/9**.