Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Operations on Real Numbers - R.2 Exercises - Page 21: 83



Work Step by Step

$-\frac{10}{17}\div(-\frac{12}{5})=-\frac{10}{17}\times-\frac{5}{12}=\frac{-10\times-5}{17\times12}=\frac{50}{204}$ $\frac{50}{204}=\frac{50\div2}{204\div2}=\frac{25}{102}$ Both numbers being multiplied have the same sign, so the resulting product is positive.
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