## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - 2.7 Dividing Fractions - 2.7 Exercises: 14

#### Answer

$\frac{5}{7}$

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{5}{8}\div\frac{7}{8}=\frac{5}{8}\times\frac{8}{7}=\frac{5\times8}{8\times7}=\frac{40}{56}=\frac{40\div8}{56\div8}=\frac{5}{7}$

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