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 - Review Exercises: Chapter 1 - Page 76: 28



Work Step by Step

Cancelling the common factor between the numerator and the denominator, the given expression, $ \dfrac{18}{8} $, simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{\cancel{2}\cdot9}{\cancel{2}\cdot4} \\\\= \dfrac{9}{4} .\end{array}
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