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Could I please have some help with this

Calcuate the following and simplify where possible

3/7 divided by 2/3
1/4 divided by 5/6
1/3 divided by 5/12

  • Math -

    I'll do the first one. Then you can use it as a model to do the other two.

    3/7 divided by 2/3

    When we divide fractions, we change the division sign to a multiplication sign and invert the divisor.

    (3/7) * (3/2) =

    Multiply the numerators together. Multiply the denominators together.

    (3/7) * (3/2) = 9/14

  • Math -

    Thank you Ms. Sue, would you mind checking my answers fort he other two.

    1/4 divided by 5/6 = 3/10 ?

    1/3 divided by 5/12 = 4/5 ?

    Also I have one more

    12 divided by 3/4 = would this be 1 ?

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    You're welcome.

    Your first two answers are correct.

    (12/1) / (3/4)
    (12/1) * (4/3) = 48/3 = 16

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