Studying reciprocals,  What is the correct answer when asked how many 2/5 are in 1?  Is the answer 5/2 or 1 1/2?


Also, when asked how many 2/5 are in 2, is the answer 10/2 or 5?
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1/(2/5) = 5/2
by Level 6 User (23.1k points)
if a,b,c,d,e are 5 natural prime number and a
i dont know the answer to it because im asking yall whats the answer to it so how should  i know
How many 2/5s are in 1
1 1/2
I’m confused too but I think it is 2 1/2

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