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How Do You Divide 5/8 by 7/3 ?

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  1. anonymous
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    find a common denominator.

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    you can do that by multiplying them together, meaning 8 * 3

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    or, in other words, multiply 5/8 by 3, and 7/3 by 8

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    scratch that, you don't even need to do that. just multiply by the reciprocal

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    5/8 * 3/7

  6. anonymous
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    which makes 15/56

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    So You Just Turn The Equation Into A Reciprical Then Multiply It?

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    yes

  9. anonymous
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    Okay Thanks Dude,.

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    more specifically, you multiply by the reciprocal of the second fraction

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    no problem. don't forget to thank people by giving medals!

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