Posted by **Sunny** on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:24pm.

Which fraction is equivalent to 5/6 * 1/3 ?

5/18

2/5

1 and 1/6

2 and 1/2

- Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:33pm
Multiply the numerators together; then multiply the denominators together.

5/6 * 1/3 = 5/18

- Math -
**Sunny**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:42pm
Ms. Sue I did but got it wrong was told the answer was 2 and 1/2.. don't understand?

- Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 5:56pm
Your first question in your other post said that your problem was 5/6 divided by 1/3.

Two tutors showed you how to find the answer to that problem.

- Math -
**Sunny**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:32pm
Yes... But SOL math test told me 5/18 was not the answer....it is 2 and 1/2

- Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:36pm
You need to divide to get 2 1/2.

The problem you posted above is a multiplication problem.

- Math -
**Ms. Sue**, Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:38pm
http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1372712858

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math (and note to DAMON) - 1. 0.24% as a decimal? Is it 0.0024? 2. 135% as a ...
- math - Howard made cards for the fractions 3/9,4/8, 1/7, 6/5,and 3/10. He set ...
- math - Howard made cards for the fractions 3/9,4/8, 1/7, 6/5,and 3/10. He set ...
- math - write a definition for an equivalent fraction. A. a fraction of ...
- math - how can you find an equivalent of a fraction for example 15/24 and the ...
- Math - 1. 0.24% as a decimal? Is it 0.0024? 2. 135% as a decimal? Is it 1.35? 3...
- Equivalent fraction - How can you tell if two fraction are not equivalent using ...
- Computer science - 1.Fraction that has a numerator and a denominator. The class ...
- Wits Univesrity - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction are each ...
- Math - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction are both increased by 5, ...

More Related Questions