# How do you solve #5/8-:3/4#?

##### 2 Answers

Apr 25, 2017

See the solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Use this rule for dividing fractions:

We can factor and simplify this as:

Apr 25, 2017

5/6

#### Explanation:

When you divide a number by a fraction, you multiply that number by the inverse of the fraction.

If the fraction is in the form of a/b, then its inverse is simply b/a.

So:

Hope that helps!