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: 44

Answer

$\frac{27}{56}$

Work Step by Step

$1 \frac{7}{8} \div 3 \frac{8}{9} = \frac{15}{8} \div \frac{35}{9} = \frac{15}{8} \times \frac{9}{35} = \frac{15 * 9}{8 * 35} = \frac{3 * 3 * 3 * 5}{2 * 2 * 2 * 5 * 7} = \frac{3 * 3 * 3}{2 * 2 * 2 * 7} \times \frac{5}{5} = \frac{27}{56}$
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