Mathematics
Grade6
Easy

Question

Divide: fraction numerator 3 over denominator 7 end fraction divided by fraction numerator 2 over denominator 8 end fraction

  1. fraction numerator 6 over denominator 21 end fraction    
  2. fraction numerator 6 over denominator 56 end fraction    
  3. fraction numerator 24 over denominator 14 end fraction    
  4. fraction numerator 2 over denominator 14 end fraction    

Hint:

For division of two fractions we use reciprocal method.

The correct answer is: fraction numerator 24 over denominator 14 end fraction


    We have given two fraction and then we have to divide them.
    fraction numerator 3 over denominator 7 end fraction divided by fraction numerator 2 over denominator 8 end fraction equals fraction numerator 3 over denominator 7 end fraction cross times fraction numerator 8 over denominator 2 end fraction open parentheses text reciprocal of  end text fraction numerator 2 over denominator 8 end fraction text  is  end text fraction numerator 8 over denominator 2 end fraction close parentheses
    equals fraction numerator 3 cross times 8 over denominator 7 cross times 2 end fraction equals fraction numerator 24 over denominator 14 end fraction

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