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: 41

Answer

$\frac{8}{25}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{72}{225}=\frac{2\times2\times2\times3\times3}{3\times3\times5\times5}=\frac{3\times3}{3\times3}\times\frac{2\times2\times2}{5\times5}=1\times\frac{8}{25}=\frac{8}{25}$
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