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What is #5/7 -: 8/14#?

2 Answers
Mar 9, 2018

Answer:

#5/4#

Explanation:

Flip the second value and make it a multiplication problem

#5/7 * 14/8#

You can simplify 14 and 7:
#5/1 * 2/8# = #(5 * 2)/(1 * 8)# = #10/8# = #5/4#

Mar 9, 2018

Answer:

#5/4#

Explanation:

# 5/7 div 8/14 #

#=> 5/7 xx 14/8#

#=> 5/cancel7 xx cancel14^2/8#

#=> 5 xx cancel2/cancel8^4#

#=> 5/4#