Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Fractions - Exercise Set - Page R-17: 80



Work Step by Step

To simplify the fraction, find common factors in the numerator and denominator. Write the numerator and the denominator as products of primes. $\frac{30}{60}=\frac{2*3*5}{2*2*3*5}=\frac{1}{2}\times\frac{2*3*5}{2*3*5}=\frac{1}{2}*1=\frac{1}{2}$
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