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Great question! I hadn't thought of that.

Since a ÷ b is the same as a/b, we can apply some nice fraction rules to division.

For example 17.5 ÷ 2.5 = (17.5)/(2.5)

Notice that we can take (17.5)/(2.5) and multiply top and bottom by 2 to create an EQUIVALENT fraction 35/5, which is much easier to evaluate.

So, 17.5 ÷ 2.5 = (17.5)/(2.5) = 35/5 = 7

So, if it helps us, we can take ANY division and multiply both parts by the same value to create an easier division.

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If we multiply both parts by 5, we get: 21 ÷ 7, which is much easier to deal with.

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