I need help with this problem .

15 divide 6 2/3 =?

A) 100 1/4 B) 2 1/4 C)100 D) 2 3/4

I'm thinking the letter D

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- August 24th 2006, 10:44 AM #1

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- August 24th 2006, 10:55 AM #2Originally Posted by
**Angel King**

therefore we have equation:

when dividing by a fraction you multiply by the reciprocal of the fraction, so we get:

so the answer is B, not d

BTW When I was taught to divide fractions my teachers would say that you would "cross multiply" so you can think of it like this:

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