How do you simplify #3 3/7div8/21#?

2 Answers
Aug 13, 2018

Answer:

#9#

Explanation:

#"to perform the calculation"#

#• " convert mixed numbers to improper fractions"#

#• " leave the first fraction"#

#• " change division to multiplication"#

#• " turn the second fraction upside down"#

#• " perform any cancelling"#

#3 3/7-:8/21#

#=24/7xx21/8#

#=cancel(24)^3/cancel(7)^1xxcancel(21)^3/cancel(8)^1=3xx3=9#

Aug 14, 2018

Answer:

#9#

Explanation:

#(3 3/7)/(8/21)#

=#(24/7)/(8/21)#

=#24/7*21/8#

=#9#