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Divide 40/8 with 2/7

1st number: 5 0/8, 2nd number: 2/7

40/8 ÷ 2/7 is 35/2.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 2/7: 7/2
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 40/8 ÷ 2/7 = 40/8 × 7/2
  3. = 40 × 7/8 × 2 = 280/16
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/2
  5. In mixed form: 171/2

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