Posted by **Cherie** on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 12:16pm.

Thank you Steve for your help! I need help on another question. I have to show 10/8 divided by 5/8 on a number line. I don't know how to set this up. I am lost!!! Please help to explain this. Thank you

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**Steve**, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 2:05pm
Hmmm. Think of the 1/8 as a unit. You have 10 units divided by 5 units. The answer is 10/5 = 2

Mark off 5/8 on the line, mark off another 5/8 and note that 5/8 + 5/8 = 10/8. So, 10/8 ÷ 5/8 = 2.

arithmetically, 10/8 ÷ 5/8 = 10/8 x 8/5 = 80/40 = 2

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