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Divide 40/15 with 8/49

1st number: 2 10/15, 2nd number: 8/49

40/15 ÷ 8/49 is 49/3.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 8/49: 49/8
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 40/15 ÷ 8/49 = 40/15 × 49/8
  3. = 40 × 49/15 × 8 = 1960/120
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/3
  5. In mixed form: 161/3

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