Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 2 - Real Numbers - Chapter 2 Test: 8

Answer

$= \frac{2}{9}$

Work Step by Step

1) Recall: $\frac{a}{b} \div \frac{c}{d}=\frac{a}{b} \times \frac{d}{c}$ Thus, we obtain: $= \frac{5}{12} \div \frac{15}{8}$ $= \frac{5}{12} \times \frac{8}{15}$ $= \frac{5(8)}{12(15)}$ $= \frac{40}{180}$ $= \frac{4}{18}$ $= \frac{2}{9}$
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