Posted by **Suzanne** on Monday, January 24, 2011 at 12:29am.

Form and equivalent division problem for

5 / 1/3 by multiplying both the dividend and divisor by 3. Then find the quotient.

IS it 5 / 3/9

Do I finish by mutliplying

5/1 x 9/3(reciprocal)?

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**helper**, Monday, January 24, 2011 at 12:45am
5 / 1/3

5 x 3 = 15

1/3 x 3 = 3/3 = 1

15/1

Then find the quotient,

15/1 = 15

IF you did have to divide 5 by 3/9

you would multiple 5 by the reciprocal of 3/9, so

5 / 3/9 = 5 x 9/3 = 45/3

Yes, you were correct IF you had to divide by 3/9.

- 6th grade math -
**WILL**, Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 8:02pm
107.25/ 0.03

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**viviana**, Monday, February 18, 2013 at 5:29pm
i did

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