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Dividing fractions?

  56  

     9x

__Divide____

   _ 8   

    45x

 

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Dividing fractions is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal: a/b divided by c/d is the same as a/b multiplied by d/c. With your problem the x's cancel out each other, and you are left with, (56*45)/(9*8), which simplifies to 7/5. 

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Thanks Luke, I keep getting an answer like that and no luck because the choices I have to choose from are: a.) 35 b.) 35x^2 c.) 1/35