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Posted by **Rebekah** on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 1:38pm.

5/15 = ?/3

Is 1 the correct answer?

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 1:46pm5 / 15 = x / 3

5 * 3 = x * 15

15 = 15 x Divide both sides with 15

x = 1

5 / 15 = 1 / 3

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**Mindy**, Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 1:56pmI got the answer 1 by doing this...

15 divided by 3 = 5

5 divided by 5 = 1

Is that a wrong way to answer the problem?

That's the way my book shows.

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**Rebekah**, Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 1:57pmThat's the way I got the answer too. Thank you!!!

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