This is the sum with which I'm having trouble:
8 ÷ 3 1/5 = ?
This is how I've tried to do it:
8/1 ÷ 16/5
Then I have found the reciprocal of 8/1:
1/8
Therefore,
1/8 X 16/5 = 16/40
BUT the answer is not 16/40 but 2 1/2.
40/16 would be 2 1/2.
What do I need to do?
Thanks