## Algebra 2 Common Core

$-\frac{3}{5}$
Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by the reciprocal of the fraction. $-\frac{3}{8}\div\frac{5}{8} = -\frac{3}{8}\times\frac{8}{5}$ Multiply the numerators and the denominators like you would for any other fraction: $-\frac{3}{8}\times\frac{8}{5} = -\frac{24}{40}$. Simplify to $-\frac{3}{5}$.