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3/4 divided by 5/8

baseball123  Aug 21, 2014

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To divide two two fractions, multiply by the recriprocal of the second fraction.

Some people like to remember this by SKIP, CHANGE, FLIP.

And now just multiply the top and botoms together.

 

$$\begin{array}{l}
\frac{3}{4} \times \frac{8}{5}\\\\
\frac{3\times8}{4\times5}\\\\
\frac{24}{20}\\\\
1\frac{4}{20}\\\\
1\frac{1}{5}
\end{array}$$

NinjaDevo  Aug 21, 2014
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Best Answer

To divide two two fractions, multiply by the recriprocal of the second fraction.

Some people like to remember this by SKIP, CHANGE, FLIP.

And now just multiply the top and botoms together.

 

$$\begin{array}{l}
\frac{3}{4} \times \frac{8}{5}\\\\
\frac{3\times8}{4\times5}\\\\
\frac{24}{20}\\\\
1\frac{4}{20}\\\\
1\frac{1}{5}
\end{array}$$

NinjaDevo  Aug 21, 2014

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