Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - Chapter Summary, Review, and Test - Review Exercises: 36

Answer

$-1\frac{8}{9}$

Work Step by Step

Divide the numerator by the denominator to find: $-(17 \div 9) = -(1$ remainder $8)$ The quotient is the whole number part while the remainder is the numerator of the fraction part. The denominator will be unchanged. Thus, $-\frac{17}{9} = -1\frac{8}{9}$
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