Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Skills Handbook - Simplifying Fractions - Exercises - Page 801: 9



Work Step by Step

We can solve these problems by comparing the numerator and the denominator. The numerator in the second fraction is 4 times greater than the numerator in the first fraction, so we know that the denominator of the second fraction must be 4 times greater as well. Thus, we multiply 12 by 4 to find that the missing number is 48.
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