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Divide 42/4 with 5/9

1st number: 10 2/4, 2nd number: 5/9

42/4 ÷ 5/9 is 189/10.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 5/9: 9/5
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 42/4 ÷ 5/9 = 42/4 × 9/5
  3. = 42 × 9/4 × 5 = 378/20
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 189/10
  5. In mixed form: 189/10

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