Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Cumulative Review - Page 186: 24


a. -0.36 b. $\frac{6}{17}$

Work Step by Step

a. (4.5)(-0.08) Change to whole numbers by moving decimal: (45)(-8) = -360 Move decimal places back to the left: -0.36 b. $-\frac{3}{4}*-\frac{8}{17}$ Simplify common factors: = $-\frac{3}{1}*-\frac{2}{17}$ Multiply numerator and denominator: = $\frac{6}{17}$
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