How do you evaluate #\frac { 1} { 10} \div \frac { 1} { 2}#?

1 Answer
Jan 21, 2017

Answer:

#1/5#

Explanation:

How many halves are there in I whole cake -answer 2
How many halves are there in 5 whole cakes-answer 10
How many halves are there in 12 whole cakes-answer ?

To find the answer to how many times#1/2# goes into a number we multiply by 2
So how many halves are there in #1/10#of a cake -answer multiply #1/10# by 2 which is #1/5#