Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.5 Multiplying Fractions - 2.5 Exercises: 14

Answer

$\frac{5}{8} \cdot \frac{16}{25} = \frac{2}{5}$.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{5}{8} \cdot \frac{16}{25} = \frac{1}{8} \cdot \frac{16}{5} = \frac{1}{1} \cdot \frac{2}{5} = \frac{1 \cdot 2}{1 \cdot 5} = \frac{2}{5}$.
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