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Divide 72/56 with 60/40

1st number: 1 16/56, 2nd number: 1 20/40

72/56 ÷ 60/40 is 6/7.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 60/40: 40/60
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 72/56 ÷ 60/40 = 72/56 × 40/60
  3. = 72 × 40/56 × 60 = 2880/3360
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 6/7

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