Mathematics

# A Fraction equal to 1/5 and 7/8 with a denominator of 40?

#### Toni880

2 years ago

no because you multiply 1/5 by 8 ans you will get 8/40 mean while you got 7/8 and multiply that by 5 and you get 35/40 so the answer is no

#### Jayda

2 years ago

remember
anything times 1=same thing and

x/x=1 where x=x
so
mutliply both fractions by what makes the bottom numbers 40
1/5
5 times what=40?