Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - 2.3 - Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions - Problem Set 2.3 - Page 68: 30



Work Step by Step

The product of a positive real number and a negative real number is a negative real number. We convert the decimal into a fraction for the ease of simplification: $(8)(-7.6)$ =$\frac{8}{1}\times-\frac{76}{10}$ =$\frac{8\times-76}{10}$ =$\frac{-608}{10}$ =$-60.8$
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