Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 42

Answer

-9/8

Work Step by Step

We never can divide by a fraction. Instead, we need to multiply the first fraction by the reciprocal of the second fraction. Because the reciprocal of -4/5 is -5/4, we obtain: $\frac{9}{10}\times \frac{-5}{4} = \frac{-45}{40}=\frac{-9}{8}$
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