# 5/8 divided by 2 equals to 5/8 divided by 2 as a fraction equals to 5/16 and the work with steps provide the detailed information of what's the easiest method and how to find what is 5/8 divided by 2 in simplest form.

5/8 divided by 2 equals to:
5/8 ÷ 2 = 5/16

where,
5/8 is the dividend,
2 is the devisor,
5/16 is the quotient.

Points to Remember: 5/8 divided by 2
5/8 ÷ 2 = 5/8 x 1/2. Hence, instead of performing the division, multiplying 5/8 with the reciprocal of 2 is the easiest method to find what is 5/8 divided by 2 in fraction form.
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## How-to find: 5/8 divided by 2 as a fraction

The below work with steps for 5/8 divided by 2 as a fraction help users to easily understand how to find what is 5/8 times 1/2.

Solved Example:
Find what is 5/8 divided by 2 equals to?

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
fraction A = 5/8
whole number B = 2

What to be found:
Find what is 5/8 divided by 2 in fraction.
5/8 ÷ 2 = ?

step 2 Find the reciprocal of whole number 2:
The reciprocal of whole number 2 is 1/2.

step 3 Multiplying 5/8 with reciprocal of 2 (5/8 times 1/2) produces the equivalent fraction for 5/8 divided by 2:
= 5/8 x 1/2
= (5 x 1)/(8 x 2)
= 5/16
5/8 ÷ 2 = 5/16

Hence,
5/8 divided by 2 as a fraction equals to 5/16 