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Divide 56/40 with 72/42

1st number: 1 16/40, 2nd number: 1 30/42

56/40 ÷ 72/42 is 49/60.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 72/42: 42/72
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 56/40 ÷ 72/42 = 56/40 × 42/72
  3. = 56 × 42/40 × 72 = 2352/2880
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/60

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