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 - Section 1.7 - Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 43

Answer

a.) -32$\times$$\frac{1}{4}$ b.) -8

Work Step by Step

Find the multiplicative inverse of the divisor by switching the numerator and the denominator and keeping the sign the same. a.) -32$\div$4=-32$\times$$\frac{1}{4}$ b.)-32$\times$$\frac{1}{4}$=-$\frac{32}{4}$=-8
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