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Divide 40/6 with 42/9

1st number: 6 4/6, 2nd number: 4 6/9

40/6 ÷ 42/9 is 10/7.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 42/9: 9/42
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 40/6 ÷ 42/9 = 40/6 × 9/42
  3. = 40 × 9/6 × 42 = 360/252
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 10/7
  5. In mixed form: 13/7

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