# How do you simplify #2/5 div 1/10#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 16, 2016

4

#### Explanation:

When dividing 2 fractions, to calculate the answer we do the following.

#• " change division ÷ to multiplication ×"#

#• " invert the 2nd fraction. That is turn it upside down"#

#•" cancel, if possible"#

#rArr2/5÷1/10=2/5×10/1=2/cancel(5)^1 xxcancel(10)^2/1=4#