# What is 5/6 divided by 2/7?

Oct 27, 2016

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its inverse, that is when you switch the top and bottom half.

#### Explanation:

$\frac{5}{6} \div \frac{2}{7} = \frac{5}{6} \times \frac{7}{2} = \frac{5 \times 7}{6 \times 2} = \frac{35}{12} = 2 \frac{11}{12}$