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Divide 72/70 with 15/40

1st number: 1 2/70, 2nd number: 15/40

72/70 ÷ 15/40 is 96/35.

Steps for dividing fractions

  1. Find the reciprocal of the divisor
    Reciprocal of 15/40: 40/15
  2. Now, multiply it with the dividend
    So, 72/70 ÷ 15/40 = 72/70 × 40/15
  3. = 72 × 40/70 × 15 = 2880/1050
  4. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 96/35
  5. In mixed form: 226/35

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