Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Divide fractions

Divide 42/56 with 56/40

1st number: 42/56, 2nd number: 1 16/40

42/56 ÷ 56/40 is 15/28.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 56/40: 40/56
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 42/56 ÷ 56/40 = 42/56 × 40/56
  3. = 42 × 40/56 × 56 = 1680/3136
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/28

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com