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Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 9:30pm.

Calcuate the following and simplify where possible

3/7 divided by 2/3

1/4 divided by 5/6

1/3 divided by 5/12

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 9:34pmI'll do the first one. Then you can use it as a model to do the other two.

3/7 divided by 2/3

When we divide fractions, we change the division sign to a multiplication sign and invert the divisor.

(3/7) * (3/2) =

Multiply the numerators together. Multiply the denominators together.

(3/7) * (3/2) = 9/14

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 9:48pmThank you Ms. Sue, would you mind checking my answers fort he other two.

1/4 divided by 5/6 = 3/10 ?

1/3 divided by 5/12 = 4/5 ?

Also I have one more

12 divided by 3/4 = would this be 1 ?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 9:52pmYou're welcome.

Your first two answers are correct.

(12/1) / (3/4)

(12/1) * (4/3) = 48/3 = 16

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