48 divided by 12/5Explain how to solve this problem. 48 divided by 12/5 12/5 is a fraction. 

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justaguide eNotes educator| Certified Educator

The result obtained when 48 is divided by `(12/5)` has to be determined.

`48/(12/5)`

= `(48*5)/12`

= 4*5

= 20

The result of 48 divide by `(12/5)` is 20.

mproxas | Student

you will just multiply the dividend by the reciprocal of the divisor:

48(5/12)

=48(5)/48(12)

=20

najm1947 | Student

48 divided by 12/5

=> 48/(12/5)

=> 48*5/12

=> (2*2*2*2*3*5)/(2*2*3)

=> 2*2*5

=> 20