Find the missing number: 3 1/2 = __ x 3/4 Please show work! I dont understand it

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Find the missing number: 3 1/2 = __ x 3/4 Please show work! I don’t understand it

Answer:

3 1/2 = __ x 3/4 means 3 and 1/2 is equal to what number times 3/4. So first 3 and 1/2 is 7/2 as an improper fraction. So it becomes 7/2 is what number times 3/4. To find out the number, we need to divide 7/2 by 3/4, which also same as multiplying 7/2 by 4/3. 7/2 times 4/3 is 28/6 or 14/3. So the blank is 14/3 or 4 and 2/3 as a mixed number.