Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 7 - Section 7.7 - Simplifying Complex Fractions - Exercise Set: 28

Answer

$\dfrac{3}{1-\dfrac{4}{3}}=-9$

Work Step by Step

$\dfrac{3}{1-\dfrac{4}{3}}$ Evaluate the substraction indicated in the denominator: $\dfrac{3}{1-\dfrac{4}{3}}=\dfrac{3}{\dfrac{3-4}{3}}=\dfrac{3}{\dfrac{-1}{3}}=...$ Evaluate the division and simplify: $...=3\div-\dfrac{1}{3}=-\dfrac{9}{1}=-9$
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