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 - Page 42: 47



Work Step by Step

Substitute the given values and simplify. $\frac{x}{y}=\frac{\frac{3}{8}}{\frac{3}{4}}$ multiply by the reciprocal $=\frac{3}{8}\times\frac{4}{3}$ cancel common factors $\frac{/\!\!3}{/\!\!4\times2}\times\frac{/\!\!4}{/\!\!3}$ $=\frac{1}{2}$
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