Question 57057: Fungicides account for 1/10 of the pesticides used in the U.S. Insecticides account for 1/4 of all the pesticides used in the U.S. The ratio of fungicides to insecticides used in the U.S. can be written 1/10 divided by 1/4 write the ratio in simplest form. Answer by BGluvsmath(64) (Show Source):
You can put this solution on YOUR website! 1/10 divided by 1/4 is the same as 1/10 times 4, given the rule of division of fractions (take the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction and multiply). This leaves 4/10, which reduces to 2/5.