## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

$-\frac{2}{15}$
$\frac{8}{25}(-\frac{5}{12})=\frac{8\times-5}{25\times12}=\frac{-40}{300}=-\frac{40}{300}$ $-\frac{40}{300}=-\frac{40\div20}{300\div20}=-\frac{2}{15}$ The two numbers being multiplied together have different signs, so so the resulting product is negative.