Evaluate (5/8)/(-5/36)

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58-536
Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.
58(-365)
Cancel the common factor of 5.
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Move the leading negative in -365 into the numerator.
58⋅-365
Cancel the common factor.
58⋅-365
Rewrite the expression.
18⋅-36
18⋅-36
Cancel the common factor of 4.
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Factor 4 out of 8.
14(2)⋅-36
Factor 4 out of -36.
14⋅2⋅(4⋅-9)
Cancel the common factor.
14⋅2⋅(4⋅-9)
Rewrite the expression.
12⋅-9
12⋅-9
Combine 12 and -9.
-92
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
-92
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
-92
Decimal Form:
-4.5
Mixed Number Form:
-412
Evaluate (5/8)/(-5/36)

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