Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Skills Handbook - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Exercises: 17

Answer

$ \frac{20}{27}$

Work Step by Step

We never can divide by a fraction. Rather, we must multiply the first fraction by the reciprocal of the second fraction. Because the reciprocal of 3/5 is 5/3, we obtain: $\frac{4}{9}\times \frac{5}{3} = \frac{20}{27}$
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