Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 61


1. Change -2 1/2 to an improper fraction= -5/2 2. Change -1 2/3 to an improper fraction= -5/3 3. Multiply -5/2 by the reciprocal of -5/3 which is -3/5

Work Step by Step

In other words, keep, switch, flip 1. Keep the first fraction 2. Switch the division sign to a multiplication sign 3. Flip the second fraction
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