# How do you multiply #4 2/3 div 1 5/8#?

##### 1 Answer

The question is given in fractions so the answer has to be in fractions.

#### Explanation:

We know that

But

So instead of writing

But

So

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Given:

Converting 4 into thirds and 1 into eights

Using the shortcut rule of: when dividing turn the divisor (what you are dividing by) upside down and then multiply

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Suppose you have the whole number of say 6. Although not normally done it is perfectly correct to write 6 as

So if you have