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 - Practice: 8

Answer

$\frac{4}{7}$

Work Step by Step

1. Write numerator and denominator as product of primes: $\frac{20}{35}$ = $\frac{2 * 2 * 5}{5 * 7}$ 2. Separate common factors out by writing as a fraction equal to 1: $\frac{2 * 2}{7}$ * $\frac{5}{5}$ = $\frac{2 * 2}{7}$ = $\frac{4}{7}$
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