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Divide 56/40 with 40/42

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

56/40 ÷ 40/42 is 147/100.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 40/42: 42/40
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 56/40 ÷ 40/42 = 56/40 × 42/40
  3. = 56 × 42/40 × 40 = 2352/1600
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 147/100
  5. In mixed form: 147/100

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