Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Skills Handbook - Operations With Rational Expressions - Exercises - Page 984: 16



Work Step by Step

First, find and divide out any common factors: $$\frac{7x}{8}\times \frac{64}{14x}=\bigg(\frac{7\times x}{8}\bigg)\times \bigg(\frac{8\times 2\times 2\times 2}{2\times 7\times x}\bigg).$$ In this case, cancel the factors $7$, $x$, $8$, and $2$ and the result is $$ 2\times 2=4.$$
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