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Q:
# What is 16/4 Divided by 12/20?

Accepted Solution

A:

In order to work out 16/4 divided by 12/20, we need to understand the different parts of the division problem. The first fraction, known as the dividend, consists of the numerator (16) and the denominator (4). The second fraction, the divisor, has a numerator (12) and a denominator (20). In simple terms, we are asking what is 16 quarters divided by 12 twentieths.

Let's solve this step by step:

Step 1: Multiply the numerator of the dividend ([16]) by the denominator of the divisor (20). \[ 16 * 20 = 320 \] This is the new numerator. Step 2: Multiply the denominator of the dividend ([4]) by the numerator of the divisor (12). \[ 4 * 12 = 48 \] This is the new denominator. Step 3: Assemble these into a fraction: \[ \frac{320}{48} = \frac{20}{3} \]Therefore, the division of 16/4 by 12/20 equals to 20/3 in fractional form. This can be then be turned into a decimal by dividing 320 by 48, which gives: \[ 320 Γ· 48 = 6.667 \]

So the answer to 'What is 16/4 divided by 12/20?' is 6.667 (to 3 decimal places) or as a fraction, 20/3.

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