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posted by anonymous on .
To solve 3/4 divided by 2/5, Elisha writes, 3/4 divided by 2/5 is the same as 15/20 divided by 8/20. So the answer to 3/4 divided by 2/5 is the same as 15 divided by 8.
1. Is Elisha's first claim, that 3/4 divided by 2/5 is the same as 15/20 divided by 8/20, correct?
2. Is his second claim, that the answer to 3/4 divided by 2/5 is the same as 15 divided by 8, correct
3. Use Elisha's method to solve 3/5 divided by 1/3. Does this method give a correct solution?

2. Correct
3. 3/5 /(1/3)
3/5 * 3
= 9/5