How do you multiply #4 2/3 div 1 5/8#?
The question is given in fractions so the answer has to be in fractions.
We know that
So instead of writing
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
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
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