# How do you simplify 1.4 div 9.8?

Jul 10, 2016

#### Answer:

$0.14$

#### Explanation:

$1.4 \div 9.8$ is the same as $\frac{1.4}{9.8}$

Divide using a calculator.

$0.14285714285$

Round this to the hundredth or thousandth.

Jul 10, 2016

#### Answer:

You can simplify the fraction to $\frac{1}{7}$ if you would prefer not to get a decimal answer.

#### Explanation:

Here's an alternative to the answer posted by another user, it's really up to you what your preferred way to simplify is.

$\frac{1.4}{9.8} = \frac{14}{98} = \frac{7}{49} = \frac{1}{7}$