# fractions

• Jul 28th 2005, 04:27 PM
Steves5a
not good with fractions
I dont need the answer , I just need to know how to work this problem

7/8m long is to be cut into 14 pieces of the same length. how would I write this out. WITHOUT THE ANSWER PLEASE
• Jul 28th 2005, 05:32 PM
MathGuru
division
If you mean $\frac{7}{8}$meters cut into 14 peices:

you would write $\frac{\frac{7}{8}}{14}$meters

which is equivalent to $\frac{7}{8*14}$meters
• Jul 28th 2005, 05:43 PM
Steves5a
this is the answer that I have come up with....1/8 yard
• Jul 28th 2005, 06:31 PM
MathGuru
I get 0.0625 meters