# How do you solve 4/10 -: 5/8?

Apr 15, 2018

$\frac{16}{25}$

#### Explanation:

Dividing a fraction is the same as multiplying it by its reciprocal, or $1$ over the number.

$\frac{4}{10} \div \frac{5}{8}$

$\frac{4}{10} \cdot \frac{8}{5}$

Multiply the two expressions:
$\frac{32}{50}$

Simplify:
$\frac{16}{25}$

Hope this helps!