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Divide 42/20 with 8/6

1st number: 2 2/20, 2nd number: 1 2/6

42/20 ÷ 8/6 is 63/40.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 8/6: 6/8
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 42/20 ÷ 8/6 = 42/20 × 6/8
  3. = 42 × 6/20 × 8 = 252/160
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 63/40
  5. In mixed form: 123/40

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