# How do you divide 1/2div5?

Nov 23, 2016

$\frac{1}{10}$

#### Explanation:

Division is the inverse of multiplication.
This means that $\div x$ is the same as $\times \frac{1}{x}$

In this example:

$\frac{1}{2} \div 5 = \frac{1}{2} \times \frac{1}{5}$

$= \frac{1}{10}$