Find :

 

(a) 6 2.4

 

(b) 5 1.25

 

Asked by Topperlearning User | 19th May, 2014, 04:02: PM

Expert Answer:

Here we multiply the denominator by multiples of 10 to make it a whole number.

 

(a) 6 2.4 =

 

=

Now, convert into lowest form

 

= = =

 

To divide, add zeroes after the decimal point in the number you are dividing. Divide until there is no remainder.

So,= 2.5

 

 

 

(b) 5 1.25 =

 

= =4.0

Answered by  | 19th May, 2014, 06:02: PM