## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - Summary Exercises - Operations with Signed Numbers: 17

#### Answer

$(-\frac{1}{6})$

#### Work Step by Step

$(-\frac{5}{6})$ * $(\frac{1}{5})$ factors have different signs so the product is negative Divide out the common factors then multiply $(-\frac{5}{6})$ * $(\frac{1}{5})$ = $(-\frac{1}{6})$

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