# hard fraction

• February 5th 2010, 07:45 AM
andyboy179
hard fraction
hi this is my question:
what number when multiplyed by 2/5 gives an answer of 1?
i have no idea how to work this question out so can anyone help me to work it out please?
• February 5th 2010, 07:54 AM
Solarmew
5/2
• February 5th 2010, 08:04 AM
dedust
Quote:

Originally Posted by andyboy179
hi this is my question:
what number when multiplyed by 2/5 gives an answer of 1?
i have no idea how to work this question out so can anyone help me to work it out please?

$\frac{2}{5} x = 1$, then $x = \frac{5}{2}$

this what you want? :D