Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - Mid-Chapter Review - Mixed Review: 16

Answer

$\dfrac{44}{45}$

Work Step by Step

$\bf{\text{Solution Outline:}}$ To simplify the given expression, $ \dfrac{8}{15}\div\dfrac{6}{11} ,$ multiply the dividend by the reciprocal of the divisor. $\bf{\text{Solution Details:}}$ To divide fractions, multiply the dividend by the reciprocal of the divisor. That is: \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{8}{15}\div\dfrac{6}{11} \\\\= \dfrac{8}{15}\cdot\dfrac{11}{6} \\\\= \dfrac{\cancel2(4)}{15}\cdot\dfrac{11}{\cancel2(3)} \\\\= \dfrac{44}{45} .\end{array}
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