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# what 8 divided by one third

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what 8 divided by one third

Jan 5, 2015

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$$\frac{8}{1/3}$$

To divide a number by a fraction in which the numerator (top) is one, is the same as to multiply the number by the denominator:

$$\frac{a}{1/b} = ab$$

So in our case:

$$\frac{8}{1/3} = 8*3 = 24$$

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Jan 5, 2015

#1
+808
+10

$$\frac{8}{1/3}$$

To divide a number by a fraction in which the numerator (top) is one, is the same as to multiply the number by the denominator:

$$\frac{a}{1/b} = ab$$

So in our case:

$$\frac{8}{1/3} = 8*3 = 24$$

Tetration Jan 5, 2015