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    Basic Order of Operations question

    Would someone please explain how the formula

    \frac{A}{(B/C)}

    Is the same as

    \frac{A}{B}*C

    Many thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by allyourbass2212 View Post
    Would someone please explain how the formula

    \frac{A}{(B/C)}

    Is the same as

    \frac{A}{B}*C

    Many thanks
    Hi allyourbass2212,

    Here's what you have:

    \frac{A}{B/C}={\color{red}A \cdot \frac{C}{B}}=\frac{AC}{B}=\frac{A}{B}\cdot C

    Remember, the step in red is where you multiply by the inverse of the denominator of your original fraction.
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    Thanks again Masters, as always truly appreciated.
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