what is five thirds times three?

\(\frac53\,*\,3\)

That is the same thing as

\(5\,\div\,3\,*\,3\)

What happens if you take 5 , divide it by 3 , then immediately turn around and multiply it by 3 ?

\(5\,\div\,3\,*\,3\,=\,5\)