Posted by **Livi** on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:45pm.

5/28 divided by 1/7 = ?

5 Do I flip the second fraction only when its division then times across?

5/28 x 7/1 = 35/28

or

28/5 x 7/1 = 196/5 = 5/196

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:49pm
lord no.

division is the inverse operation of multiplication, so

(5/28)/(1/7)= (5/28)*(7/1)=5/4

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:49pm
the first one. theres no reason to re-flip it

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**Livi**, Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:57pm
thanks!

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