Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.1 - Rational Numbers: Multiplication and Division - Problem Set 2.1 - Page 48: 30



Work Step by Step

First, we multiply the numerators by each other and the denominators by each other: $\frac{4}{9}\times\frac{3}{2}=\frac{4\times3}{9\times2}=\frac{12}{18}$ Next, we simplify the resultant expression to obtain the answer: $\frac{12}{18}=\frac{2\times6}{3\times6}=\frac{2}{3}$
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