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# Simple fraction question Watch

1. 2 divided by 3/4 = 8/3 or 2 2/3 in my opinion

Why are people on FB telling me it's 1 1/2 as that is 75% of 2 or 3/4 of 2?

Am I correct as trying to help my year 5 grand daughter

TY
2. (Original post by JCCC)
2 divided by 3/4 = 8/3 or 2 2/3 in my opinion

Why are people on FB telling me it's 1 1/2 as that is 75% of 2 or 3/4 of 2?

Am I correct as trying to help my year 5 grand daughter

TY
you are correct, from an a level maths student

3. This is what was given to my Grand daughter which I believe is wrong TY
4. (Original post by JCCC)

This is what was given to my Grand daughter which I believe is wrong TY
It is wrong. They have flipped the fraction twice (going back to multiplication), whereas you only need to flip it once.
5. (Original post by richpanda)
It is wrong. They have flipped the fraction twice (going back to multiplication), whereas you only need to flip it once.

Maybe the teacher simply forgot the acronym KFC Keep Flip Change
6. (Original post by JCCC)
Maybe the teacher simply forgot the acronym KFC Keep Flip Change
It doesn't take a genius. If you divide 2 by a number less than 1, the product will be larger than 2, not 1 and a half.

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