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5/8 ÷ 9/7 = 35/72

Result in decimals: 0.48611111111111

**Calculation steps:**

5/8 ÷ 9/7

= 5/8 × 7/9

= 5 × 7/8 × 9

= 35/72

**Further explanation:**

5/8 ÷ 9/7 = ?

Division of fractions is equivalent to multiplication by the reciprocal of the second fraction:

5/8÷9/7 = 5/8 × 7/9

Once rearranged, multiply all of the numerators by each other. Do the same with the denominators and form a new fraction with these values:

5 × 7/8 × 9 = 35/72

The result is:

5/8 ÷ 9/7 = 35/72

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AlgebraGuru Dec 9, 2021