Posted by **Tony** on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at 10:33pm.

write in simplest form

1/10 / 1/4

they way you typed the problem illustrates well why it is so important to use brackets to show the precise order of operation.

I will assume you meant (1/10) ÷ (1/4), if so then it would be

(1/10)(4/1)

=2/5

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