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Q:
# What is 79 Divided by 15/8?

Accepted Solution

A:

What is 79 Divided by 15/8?
Methods
Breaking down the problem:
First, let’s break down each piece of the problem. We have the whole number, 79, which is also the dividend, and the fraction, or the divisor, can be broken down into its numerator, 15, and its denominator, 8:
Whole number and dividend: 79
Numerator of the divisor: 15
Denominator of the divisor: 8
So, what is 79 divided by 15/8? Let’s work through the problem, and find the answer in both fraction and decimal forms.
What is 79 Divided by 15/8, Step-by-step
First let’s set up the problem:
79
÷
15
8
79 ÷ \frac{15}{8}
79 ÷ 8 15
Step 1:
Take the whole number, 79, and multiply it by the denominator of the fraction, 8:
79 x 8 = 632
Step 2:
The numerator of the fraction will now become the denominator of the answer. The answer to the problem in fraction form can now be seen:
79
⋅
8
15
=
632
15
\frac{ 79 \cdot 8 }{15} = \frac{632}{15}
15 79 ⋅ 8 = 15 632
To display the answer to 79 divided by 15/8 in decimal form, you can divide the numerator, 632, by the denominator, 15. The answer can be rounded to the nearest three decimal points, if needed:
632
15
=
632
15
=
42.13
\frac{632}{15} = \frac{632}{15}= 42.13
15 632 = 15 632 = 42.13
So, in decimal form, 79 divided by 15/8 = 42.13
And in its simplest fractional form, 79 divided by 15/8 is 632/15
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