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OpenStudy (anonymous):

45/8 (divided by) 5

OpenStudy (anonymous):

when working with fraction, to divide is to multiply by the reciprocal of the fraction in the denominator: (45/8)*(1/5)=

OpenStudy (anonymous):

then what?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

can you type out the steps so can write them in my notes

OpenStudy (anonymous):

begin with: (45/8)/(5) then: (45/8)*(1/5), since the reciprocal or 5 is 1/5 then multiply across: 45/40 finally simplify by dividing numerator and denominator by 5: 9/8

OpenStudy (anonymous):

okay i get it, i was confused when they told me to multiply division

OpenStudy (anonymous):

well now you are no longer confused, praise the lord

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