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Reduce to lowest terms: -5/8 divided by 1/4. PLEASE HELP!!

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rekeyia21

-5/8 ÷ 1/4 = -2 1/2 Steps in dividing fraction. Step 1. Get the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction. 1st fraction = -5/8 2nd fraction = 1/4   reciprocal = 4/1 Step 2. Multiply the 1st fraction to the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction -5/8 x 4/1 = (-5*4)/(8*1) = -20/8 Step 3. Simplify the fraction -20/8 = -2 4/8 = -2 1/2

ufnwish73

-5/8/ (1/4) = -5/8* (4/1) = -5/2 = -2 1/2 The final answer is -2 1/2~

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