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cryingso what is 1/2 divided by 7

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it's 1/14

a trick for dividing with fractions: 

1/2 divided by 7=

1/2 times the inverse of 7

1 times 1 is 1

2 times 7 is 14

this gives u the answer of 1/14

Guest Jun 8, 2017
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In fraction form, your expression looks like this:

 

\(\frac{\frac{1}{2}}{7}\)

 

To do this, we will have to utilize a rule with fractions. It states that \(\frac{\frac{a}{b}}{c}=\frac{a}{bc}\). Applying this fraction rule alone is enough to solve this problem.
 

\(\frac{\frac{1}{2}}{7}=\frac{1}{2*7}=\frac{1}{14}=0.0\overline{714285}\)

TheXSquaredFactor  Jun 8, 2017
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Dividing by a number means multiplying the reciprocal of the number.

So 1/2 divided by 7 = 1/2 x 1/7 = 1/(2x7) = 1/14

MaxWong  Jun 9, 2017

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