2/5 divided by 2/8find the quotient in the simplest form

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Matthew Fonda eNotes educator| Certified Educator

To divide fractions, flip one of them, then multiply across:

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`2 / 5 -: 2 / 8= 2 / 5 * 8 / 2 = 16 / 10`

We then simplify, arriving at our answer: `8/5`

gowrirajendran | Student

2/5*8/2=8/5=1.6