Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 9 - Section 9.1 - Lines and Angles - Exercise Set: 63

Answer

$1\frac{1}{3}$

Work Step by Step

To divide by a fraction, multiply by the reciprocal. Convert mixed numbers to improper fractions. $3\frac{1}{3}\div2\frac{1}{2}$ =$\frac{10}{3}\div\frac{5}{2}$ =$\frac{10}{3}\times\frac{2}{5}$ =$\frac{20}{15}$ =$\frac{20\div5}{15\div5}$ =$\frac{4}{3}$ =$1\frac{1}{3}$
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