Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter R - Review - Page R-33: 7



Work Step by Step

Divide the denominator by 24 to find by what factor the fraction needs to be multiplied by, and $24 \div 8 = 3$ so if you multiply $\frac{5}{8}$ by $\frac{3}{3}$ then the fraction becomes $\frac{15}{24}$ which is the answer.
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