How do you simplify #3 div 3/5#?

1 Answer
Oct 1, 2017

Answer:

#3-:3/5=color(blue)5#

Explanation:

Simplify:

#3-:3/5#

Any whole number is a fraction, such as #n=n/1#.

Rewrite the expression.

#3/1-:3/5#

When dividing by a fraction, invert the fraction and multiply the numerators and denominators.

#3/1xx5/3#

Simplify.

#(3xx5)/(1xx3)#

Simplify.

#15/3#

Reduce the fraction.

#5#