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Explain why 0.4 divided by 0.2 has the same answer as 4 divided by 2.

(Hint: Convert the decimals into fractions with a denominator of 10.)

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  1. If you multiply the top and bottom of a fraction by the same thing you do not change the value of the fraction.

    0.4 * 10
    -----------
    0.2 * 10

    is exactly the same as
    4
    ----
    2

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