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

Jan 21, 2017

$\frac{1}{5}$

#### 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$\frac{1}{2}$ goes into a number we multiply by 2
So how many halves are there in $\frac{1}{10}$of a cake -answer multiply $\frac{1}{10}$ by 2 which is $\frac{1}{5}$