I am 12 years old. can someone please help me solve:
1 11/15 divided by 1 19/20? The answer book says 8/9 but I can't seem to get the answer on my own. Thanks.
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1 11/15 = 26/15
1 19/20 = 39/20
do you see how i got that?
okay so now, 26/15 divided 39/20
you know that when dividing by fractions, you multiply by the reciprocal of the second fraction
so 26/15 divided 29/20 is equivalent to 26/15 x 20/39
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first you have to turn both fractions into improper fractions. 1 11/15= 26/15, 1 19/20 =39/20. To divide them, it is the same as taking the first fraction and multiplying that by the reciprocal of the second one, so it is 26/15 x 20/39 and you multiply that straight across, then simplify.