Joe has eaten 2/5 of a pizza. Jane has eaten 1/7 of a pizza. How many times more pizza has Joe eaten than Jane?

1 Answer
Mar 26, 2018

Answer:

#14/5# times as much

Explanation:

First, get the denominators to be the same. The LCM is #5 times 7=35# So #1/7 times 5/5=5/35# And #2/5 times 7/7=14/35#
Now you have #5/35# and #14/35#
Then you just divide Joe's by Jane's to get the answer.
#14/35 divide 5/35=14/35 times 35/5=14/5#