# How do you write your answer in simplest form given #7/12 div 2/9#?

##### 2 Answers

Nov 16, 2016

#### Explanation:

First we perform the arithmetic functions to arrive at a single fraction. Then we simplify it to the smallest numerical values possible.

This cannot be simplified further as 21 and 8 have no more common factors.

Nov 16, 2016

#### Explanation:

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal.

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Dividing first makes the numbers smaller.

Now multiply straight across..

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