Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Review Exercises - Page 108: 23



Work Step by Step

Factor the numerator and the denominator when needed, then cancel the common factors to obtain: $\require{cancel} =\dfrac{5(8)}{5(15)} \\=\dfrac{\cancel{5}(8)}{\cancel{5}(15)} \\=\dfrac{8}{15}$
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