# Math Help - Basic Order of Operations question

1. ## 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

2. Originally Posted by allyourbass2212
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.

3. Thanks again Masters, as always truly appreciated.