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Divide 72/40 with 12/84

1st number: 1 32/40, 2nd number: 12/84

72/40 ÷ 12/84 is 63/5.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 12/84: 84/12
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 72/40 ÷ 12/84 = 72/40 × 84/12
  3. = 72 × 84/40 × 12 = 6048/480
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 63/5
  5. In mixed form: 123/5

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