Algebra 1

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Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Lesson Check - Page 42: 2

-5/32

Work Step by Step

When we multiply fractions, we can simply multiply the numerators (tops of the fractions) by the denominators (bottoms of the fractions). Thus, we obtain: $\frac{5}{8}\times\frac{-2}{8}=\frac{-10}{ 64}=\frac{-5}{32}$

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