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Prove that 7/42 is equal to 1/6.

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Hello! That's a good question!


7 divided by 42 is 0.16666. 1 divided by 6 is 0.16666 too!


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Muhamed Shaheen Abdul Rafiq

We have the improper fraction 7/42 so as 42 is a multiple of 7 (7 X 6 = 42),

we can divide the improper fraction which gives 1/6

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