Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Section 7.7 - Simplifying Complex Fractions - Exercise Set: 1


$\frac{\frac{1}{2}}{\frac{3}{4}}$ = $\frac{2}{3}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{\frac{1}{2}}{\frac{3}{4}}$ $\frac{1}{2}$ x $\frac{4}{3}$ Rewrite using multiplication (multiply numerator by reciprocal of $\frac{3}{4}$) $\frac{4}{6}$ Multiply 1x4 to get 4 for numerator, and 2x3 to get 6 for the denominator $\frac{2}{3}$ Simplify to get final answer.
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