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

##### 1 Answer

Jul 8, 2016

#### Explanation:

In reality you would solve this in 1 or 2 lines using shortcuts. I am only going to do so in part so that I can demonstrate something called the property of being 'commutative'.

The short cut bit.

Write as:

Turn the

Swap the 5 and 10 in the denominator round

(commutative