## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

$\frac{-8}{3}$ $\div$ $\frac{-4}{9}$ Divide by using the reciprocal of the divisor $\frac{-4}{9}$ becomes $\frac{9}{-4}$ Divide out the common factors then multiply $\frac{-8}{3}$ * $\frac{9}{-4}$ = 6