How to divide the fraction 6/7 by 2/9?

This a simple fraction question. To divide 6/7 by 2/9 we can follow these steps which applies to any fraction:


Step 1. Cross multiply the two fraction as shown below:

6   2   6 x 9
- x - = -----
7   9   7 x 2

Step 2. Simplify the fraction:

6 x 9    3 x 9    27
-----  = ----- = --
7 x 2    7 x 1    7

Step 3. If the resulting fraction is an improper fraction, simplify it

27     6
-- = 3 -
7     7

That is all!



So, 6/7 by 2/9 is equal to 7/27 which is equal to 3 6/7.