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 49: 91


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Work Step by Step

In order to fix the error, the person needs to remember to multiply/divide all numbers starting on the left and going right, for multiplication and division are the same level in order of operations. Thus, the 1/2 should be divided by 2/3 instead of multiplying the 2/3 by 3/4.
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