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I am having a problem understanding combined operations involving multiplication and division. Question 2 1/4 x 1/8 / 1 3/4 x 12 4/9 x 3 = Cannot figure out what to do with the whole numbers. Thanx Louise 

Hi Louise, I would first convert all the mixed fractions to improper fractions.
The problem then becomes
I now expect that you teacher has told you that to divide by a fraction you "invert and multiply". This gives
Finally cancel and simplify. Penny 

