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 - Page 44: 64


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Work Step by Step

When you divide, multiply the first fraction with the reciprocal of the second one. $\frac{-3}{4}$$\div$$\frac{2}{5}$=$\frac{-3}{4}$$\times$$\frac{5}{2}$=$\frac{-15}{8}$. Do not multiply the reciprocal of first fraction to the second one.
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