## Dividing Fractions: 1 1/3 ÷ 4

Dividing fractions can seem tricky, but it's actually quite simple! Here's how to solve **1 1/3 ÷ 4**:

### 1. Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction.

- To do this, multiply the whole number (1) by the denominator (3) and add the numerator (1). This gives us 4.
- Keep the same denominator (3).
- Our improper fraction is
**4/3**.

### 2. Rewrite the division problem as a multiplication problem.

- Dividing by a number is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal.
- The reciprocal of 4 is
**1/4**. - Our new problem is
**(4/3) x (1/4)**.

### 3. Multiply the numerators and the denominators.

- (4 x 1) / (3 x 4) =
**4/12**

### 4. Simplify the fraction.

- Both 4 and 12 are divisible by 4.
- 4/12 simplifies to
**1/3**.