# Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.1 - Rational Numbers: Multiplication and Division - Problem Set 2.1 - Page 48: 6

$\dfrac{4}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

Cancelling the common factor between the numerator and the denominator, the given expression, $\dfrac{48}{36} ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{\cancel{12}\cdot4}{\cancel{12}\cdot3} \\\\= \dfrac{4}{3} \end{array}

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