Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Fractions - Exercise Set: 38

Answer

$1 \frac{1}{6}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{7}{12} \div \frac{1}{2} = \frac{7}{12} \times \frac{2}{1} = \frac{7 * 2}{12} = \frac{2 * 7}{2 * 2 * 3} = \frac{7}{2 * 3} * \frac{2}{2}= \frac{7}{6} = \frac{6}{6} + \frac{1}{6} = 1 + \frac{1}{6} = 1 \frac{1}{6}$
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