Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.4 Writing a Fraction in Lowest Terms - 2.4 Exercises: 36

Answer

$\frac{5}{8}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{20}{32}=\frac{2\times2\times5}{2\times2\times2\times2\times2}=\frac{2\times2}{2\times2}\times\frac{5}{2\times2\times2}=1\times\frac{5}{8}=\frac{5}{8}$
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